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130 insurgents eliminated in Uruzgan offensive

130 insurgents eliminated in Uruzgan offensive

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May 22, 2015 - 20:18

TARINKOT (Pajhwok): At least 130 militants, seven Afghan security forces and three civilians have been killed in four-day anti-insurgents offensive in parts of central Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Friday.

Dost Mohammad Nayab told Pajhwok Afghan News that anti-militants operation was launched in Tarinkot, the provincial capital, Khas Uruzgan, Charchino, Dehrawud and Chinarto districts.

He said eight militants were killed and 12 others wounded in Tarinkot, 93 insurgents were killed and 18 injured in Khas Uruzgan district and nine rebels, including a notorious commander Mullahinfo-icon Shakib, were killed and nine wounded in Charchino district.

Similarly, he went on to say that 11 rebels were killed in Dehrawud district while nine others killed and as many wounded in Chinarto district.

Seven Afghan security forces personnel were also killed and as many wounded in the firefight. Three civilians were killed and four injured in the clashes.

But Talibaninfo-icon claimed capturing three security check posts in Dehrawud district and detaining 12 Afghan security men.

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