MOIA: 71 Armed Militants Killed in Massive Military Operations

| 22 May 2017, 13:54

Ministry of interior reports that scores of militants have been killed in counter terrorism operations of Afghan forces.

In the 12 operations carried out in the last 24 hours, as many as 71 armed militants were reported dead by ministry of interior. The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Helmand, Laghman, Farah, Kunduz, Ghor, Maidan Wardak and Zabul provinces which reportedly left 40 militants wounded and seven others were arrested.

Afghan forces have detected and seized confiscated light and heavy rounds of ammunition in the operation as well.

The report has not been independently confirmed.

Clearance operation under that name of “Khalid” is undergoing by Afghan forces across the country to fight back Taliban and other militants.

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