• publish: 5 May 2018
  • time: 8:41 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 6729
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Interior Ministry:

851 armed militants killed, wounded or arrested during last week

At least 851 armed militants were killed, wounded or arrested during last week by Afghan security and defense forces, according to interior ministry.

Afghan interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday that Afghan defense and security forces launched 117 operations against the militants during last week in 13 provinces of the country.

The statement added that as a results of aforementioned operations, 490 armed insurgents including a number of their key leaders were killed, 320 others were wounded and 41 others were arrested.

Some ammunitions and equipment of the insurgents were also seized by the security forces, according interior ministry.

 

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