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60 militants killed, 120 injured in Kapisa clashes

60 militants killed, 120 injured in Kapisa clashes

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Oct 23, 2015 - 16:48

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said 60 Talibaninfo-icon militants have been and another 120 wounded during two weeks of clashes in central Kapisa province.

Provincial police chief Abdul Karim Faiq told Pajhwok Afghan News the clashes in various parts of the province between security forces and miliatns continued for two weeks.

He said three other militants had been arrested and some areas in Tagab and Ala Sai districts were cleared from militants during separate operations.

Faiq said three civilians and six security personnel were also killed and 12 other security personnel injured.

Local residents and officials said hundreds of families were displaced as a result of the clashes  within the province.

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