11 July 2017

News Story: Afghan military kills 69 insurgents within day - gov't

KABUL, July 10 (Xinhua) -- At least 69 armed militants were killed and 39 others injured amid operations launched by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours, said the Defense Ministry on Monday.

"Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched offensives in different provinces, killing 69 armed insurgents, including nine Islamic State (IS) fighters, and injured 39 others," the ministry said in a statement.

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