16 September 2017

News Story: Five militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Five Taliban militants were killed in two separate incidents in eastern Afghanistan, authorities said on Friday.

On Thursday, three militants were killed and one other detained after Afghan National Army launched an operation in Joni, an area on the outskirt of Gardez city, capital of eastern Paktia province, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

The army personnel also seized one vehicle and rounds of weapons and ammunition after the raid.

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