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38 militants eliminated in Helmand operations: Military


ana-commandoes-zblAt least 38 militants have been killed and 10 others wounded in military operations in parts of southern Helmand province, the 215th Maiwand Military Corps said in a statement on Friday.

Most of the insurgents have been perished in Kajaki and Musa Qala districts of the province, it said.

Six insurgents were killed in Kajaki showdown and five others injured while 32 rebels dead and five wounded in Musa Qala clashes, he added.

However, the statement had not revealed casualties suffered by Afghan security forces but said that civilians remained unhurt in the anti-militants campaigns.

Taliban have not commented on these clashes but the insurgents’ group said that a landmine blew up Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicle, leaving all onboard soldiers dead.