05 July 2017

News Story: Afghan forces fighting to ensure security around northern Kunduz, killing 20 militants

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured over the past 24 hours as the Afghan security forces fought to ensure the security of roads leading to the northern Kunduz city, police spokesman Mahfozullah Akbari said Tuesday.

According to Akbari, Taliban insurgents had been wiped out from several villages in Angor Bagh locality and Ali Abad district and road connecting Kunduz to the neighboring Baghlan province had been reopened.

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