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38 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 38 militants were killed and 19 others were wounded in different operations launched by the security forces within past 24 hours.

In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense, (MoD) said that Afghan National Army (ANA) with the cooperation of the Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Nangarhar, Kapisa, Khost, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Badghis, Faryab, Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces.

The statement said that in these operations38 insurgents including four Daesh and three al-Qaeda fighters were killed and 19 others were injured.

This joint operation of the Defense Security Forces was supporting by the artillery and air forces, added statement.

“ANA discovered and confiscated weapons and ammunition in the operations as well.”

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