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Afghanistan: 16 killed in ‘clean-up’ operation

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:11

Kabul: At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed in "clean-up" operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Afghan police, Army and personnel from the NATO-led coalition forces launched joint operations in Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Wardak, Logar, Herat, Farah, Ghor and Helmand provinces, Xinhua reported.
A total of 22 Taliban militants were arrested.

The ministry did not say if there were any casualties among the security forces.

The Taliban did not make any comment.


First Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:11
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