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8 insurgents killed in Ghazni clashes, says ANA

8 insurgents killed in Ghazni clashes, says ANA

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Jul 12, 2020 - 13:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least eight Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and two others wounded in two separate clashes with the security forces in southern Ghazni province, the Afghan National Army (ANA) said on Sunday.

The insurgents stormed security posts in the Mangoor Bazaar area on the outskirts of Ghazni City, the provincial capital, the 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement.

The security forces killed five attackers and wounded two in the ensuing firefight. Avehicle and five motorbikes were also destroyed during the clash.

In a separate statement, the corps said the Taliban attacked security forces in the Khalokhel area of Qarabagh district.

In return fire, the security forces killed three militants and destroyed 15 sacks of explosives, 25 rounds of 82mm rockets and 24 boxes of PKM machine gun munitions.

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