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More than 100 killed in fresh wave of violence: MoD

More than 100 killed in fresh wave of violence: MoD

Aug 13, 2016 - 14:36

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and more than 90 insurgents have been killed in a new wave of violence across the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Saturday.

At least 11 soldiers and 92 fighters were killed in operations, backed by ANA artillery units and the Afghan Air Force, in different provinces over the past 24 hours, a statement from the ministry said.

Forty of the rebels perished in Khushamand Zerokand Khairkot districts of southeastern Paktika province and 30 others, including 9 militants, in Samkanai and Janikhel districts of Paktia.

Seventeen insurgents were eliminated during a separate operation in the Dahna-i-Ghori district of northern Baghlan province. others 5 militants were killed in Laghman and Faryab provinces.


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