29 July 2017

News Story: 51 militants killed in Afghan forces' clearance operations - gov't

KABUL, July 28 (Xinhua) -- About 51 armed militants were killed and 46 others wounded during a series of operations launched by Afghan forces over the past 24 hours, Afghan Defense Ministry said Friday.

"Some 26 planned clearance and military operations, including 10 special operations, were launched, pounding several enemy's hideouts during the past 24 hours," the ministry said in a statement.

A local Taliban leader named Dadullah known as Qari Assadullah was among the dead, according to the statement.

Read the full story at Xinhua