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ANA troops among 39 dead in clashes countrywide

ANA troops among 39 dead in clashes countrywide

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Aug 12, 2016 - 13:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Eleven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 28 militants have been killed and 29 others wounded during clearing operations in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Friday.

Fifteen rebels, including local Commander Shaikh Ismael, were killed in Kunduz, three in Baghlan, seven in Uruzgan and three others were eliminated in Logar and Helmand provinces, a statement from the MoD said.

Twenty one more insurgents, including Mullahinfo-icon Abdul Salam Turkman, were wounded in Kunduz, three in Uruzgan and five others in Logar and Helmand provinces, the statement said.

During the clashes with rebels 11 ANA troops also lost their lives, the statement did not give details about the slain security officials.

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