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Afghan police kill 40 Taliban militants

Kabul, Oct 14 : Afghan national police, backed by the army, have killed 40 Taliban militants during a series of operations carried out across the country over the past 24 hours.


The operations covered Baghlan, Wardak, Logar, Kandahar, Ghazni, Nangarhar and Saripul provinces, during which 25 more militants sustained injuries and 13 others were made captive, Xinhua cited the country's interior ministry as saying in a statement released here Monday.

The statement did not mention any possible casualties sustained by the security personnel during the operations.

The Taliban militants were yet to make any comment.

--IANS (Posted on 14-10-2013)

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