• publish: 5 August 2015
  • time: 1:45 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 519
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Ministry of Interior:

More than 100 insurgents killed and injured in 24 hours  

Units of Afghan national police backed by the army have killed 88 Taliban militants during series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said in a statement released Wednesday.

During the operations which have been conducted in Nangarhar, Laghman, Parwan, Takhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul, Balkh, Zabul, Oruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Khost, Paktiya and Helmand provinces, another 16 insurgents sustained injuries, the statement said.

The statement didn’t say if there were casualties on security personnel.

Taliban militants haven’t commented.

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