33 militants killed in Afghanistan

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Kabul, March 31 (IANS) At least 33 militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, a military officer said on Friday.

“The forces launched operations in Chaparhar and Pachiragam districts on Thursday night and so far 33 militants have been killed, six injured and 22 others arrested,” the official told Xinhua news agency.

The victims included key militant commanders, the officer added.

–IANS

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