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Afghan forces wrest back 3 Lashkargah posts

Afghan forces wrest back 3 Lashkargah posts

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Sep 03, 2017 - 12:50

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Sunday said security forces killed 12 militants and injured another 13 during the past 24 hours.

A MoD statement said joint military operations were carried out in Nangarhar, Kapsia, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Uruzgan, Badghis, Balkh, Faryab and Helmand provinces round-the-clock.

Ten militants were killed in Bolan area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, and another 13 wounded, the statement said.

The security forces also recaptured three security posts from the insurgents in the Bolan area, the MoD statement said.

It concluded two militants were killed separately in Nangahar’s Achin and Chaparhar districts.

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