Afghan military in days eliminated more than 70 militants

© AFP 2017 / StringerАфганский military. Archival photoAfghan military in days eliminated more than 70 militants© AFP 2017 / Stringer

Afghan security forces for 71 days eliminated an armed militant during operations in Afghanistan, reports Xinhua news Agency citing the statement of interior Ministry.

«The national defence force and national security forces of Afghanistan carried out 12 counter-terrorism operations for Stripping some of the areas from terrorists and enemies, and as a result (these operations — ed.) 71 the gunman was eliminated in the last 24 hours», — quotes Agency the statement of the Ministry.

According to the Agency, the operation took place in the provinces of Nangarhar, Helmand, Laghman, Farah, Kunduz, power steering, Wardak and Zabul. It is reported that more than 40 rebels were injured and seven arrested.

Information about victims among the civilian population and military were reported.

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