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37 militants killed in Afghanistan

Posted on Oct 06, 12:44PM | IANS

Thirty-seven Taliban militants have been killed in fighting with the security forces in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.

The deaths occurred during overnight joint operations by the Afghan police and army and NATO-led coalition forces.

The raids were conducted in Kabul, Faryab, Kandahar, Zabul, Wardak and Helmand provinces, Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying.