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10 rebels killed in Helmand, arms depots destroyed in Paktika

10 rebels killed in Helmand, arms depots destroyed in Paktika

Jul 17, 2019 - 13:18

SHARAN/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 12 Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have been killed in southern Helmand province and two arms depots destroyed in southeastern Paktika, officials said on Wednesday.

Rahm Dil Haidarzai, commander of the 2nd brigade of ANA in Paktika, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security forces conducted a two-day operation in the Khairbeen area of Yousafkhel district.

He said the security forces had inflicted casualties on the rebels besides destroying two arms depots belonging to the militants during the raid.

Governor Mujeeb Rahman Chamkani commended the raid in Yousafkhel district as a big achievement of the security personnel.

In Helmand, 10 insurgents were killed and several others wounded and their hideouts destroyed, an army official said.

Spokesman for the 215thMaiwand Military Corps Abdul Qader Bahadurzai said the operations were conducted in Kajaki and Sangin districts.


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