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22 militants killed in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: May 10, 2018 16:12 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 10 (ANI): At least 22 militants have been killed and seven others wounded during the joint operations conducted by the Afghan and US forces in Afghanistan's southeastern Paktia province.
The operations were conducted in Surkh Dara, Zaghni, and Roidar areas of Aryoub azai district, reported Khaama Press, citing, the provincial government media office, as saying, in a statement.
The operations were conducted with the help of the close-air support.
The death toll is likely to be much higher, according to the report.
Several key commanders of the militants have also been reportedly killed during the operations.
It is unclear as to which terror outfit were the militants affiliated.
No comments have been received from the anti-government armed militant groups including either the Taliban or the Islamic State (IS) in connection with this report by far.(ANI)