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68 insurgents killed in military raids

AT News Report-KABUL: At least 68 Taliban militants were killed and 15 more were wounded in different operations launched by military 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 the National Directorate of Security (NDS), conducted joint operations against insurgents in different areas of Kapisa, Nangarhar, Paktika, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Farah, Zabul, Faryab, Kunduz, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces.

Statement said that in these operations, 68 insurgents including a Taliban commander and 15 Daesh fighters were killed and 15 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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