36 militants killed in Afghanistan

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KABUL: Some 36 militants were killed amid military operations carried out by Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) on Thursday, spokesman of the country’s Defense Ministry said on Friday.

A total of 25 militants were wounded and four others were detained by ANSF during military and cleanup operations conducted across the country, Gen. Dawalt Waziri said on his twitter account.

The Afghan air force also carried out 64 air operations including airstrikes, logistic and support flights over the same period, the official added.

The ANSF also seized weapons and defused several landmines.

The Taliban insurgent group, which has been waging an insurgency of more than one decade, has yet to make comments.


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