17 July 2017

News Story: 77 Afghan insurgents killed in 24 hours - defense ministry

Kabul, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Up to 77 militants have been killed and 27 others wounded during series of operations across the insurgency-plagued Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's defense ministry said in a statement released on Saturday.

"Afghan troops backed by aircrafts launched series of operations in different provinces over the past 24 hours, as a result, 77 militants including 17 Islamic States (IS) fighters have been killed, 27 injured and seven others arrested," the statement said.

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