19 September 2017

News Story: Afghan forces kill 77 insurgents within 24 hrs

KABUL, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Up to 77 insurgents have been killed and 73 other wounded during the Afghan security forces operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Afghan defense ministry said in a statement released here on Monday.

"Afghan defense and security forces conducted 16 clean up operations and 14 special operations in 14 provinces in the past 24 hours, as a result, 77 armed militants have been killed, 73 injured and six others arrested," the statement said.

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