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13 militants killed in Afghanistan

  • At least 13 militants have been killed in security operations in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.

    "The security forces conducted a series of operations in Laghman, Takhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Sari Pul, Jawzjan, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni and Helmand provinces over the past 24 hours. As a result 13 insurgents were killed, 10 injured and one was arrested by the forces," media reports quoted the ministry as saying in a statement.

    The forces also seized weapons and defused several roadside bombs planted by the militants. (Source: IANS)