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23 August, Friday

30 taliban militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

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Up to 30 militants were killed after the government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan’s Khogiani district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Friday night, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to the provincial government’s statement, the government forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Zawi area of Khogiani district late Friday night, leaving up to 30 insurgents killed and several others injured. Five important centres of the insurgent group were also destroyed.

No civilians and security personnel were injured in the operations, the statement said.

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