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Afghan army kills 30 militants in 24 hours

Units of Afghan national army during crackdown against militants across the conflict-ridden country have killed 30 armed insurgents and injured 15 others over the past 24 hours, Defense Ministry said in a statement released on Saturday.

According to the statement, national army units also seized a number of arms and ammunitions during the operations over the said period.

The statement also admitted that seven army soldiers have lost their lives during the crackdown against insurgents.

Militancy and counter-militancy have got momentum in the conflict-hit Afghanistan since last April when Taliban outfit launched its so-called spring offensive in the country.

[Source: Xinhua, Kabul, 09Jan16]

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