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24 insurgents killed in countrywide raids: MoD

24 insurgents killed in countrywide raids: MoD

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Aug 03, 2018 - 15:13

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Twenty-four armed insurgents have been killed during security operations in various provinces of the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Friday.

The nine different operations were carried out in Nangarhar, Kunar, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktia, Uruzgan, Farah, Faryab, Kunduz, Nimroz and Helmand provinces, a MoD statement said.

The clearing offensives resulted in the killing of four Daesh gunmen in Deh Bala district of eastern Nangarhar province, two other militants in Andar district of southern Ghazni province, five in Omna district of southeastern Paktika, three in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, one in Farah City and two in Dashti Archi district of northern Kunduz province.

Another 21 armed government opponents were wounded in the operations and 25 landmines detected and defused, the statement said.

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