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66 insurgents killed in the past 24 hours: MoD


In the past 24 hours ANDSF conducting counter-terrorism operations in various provinces of the country that led to the killing of at least 66 militants.

According to a statement by MoD, at least 30 loyalists of ISIS terrorist group were also among those killed and around 23 others were wounded while 11 others were detained.
The statement further added that the operations were conducted with the support of the Afghan Air Force and artillery units of the Afghan National Army.
The operations covered the restive parts of Nangarhar, Laghman, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Ghor, Badghis, Herat, Farah, Faryab, Baghlan, Kunduz, and Helmand provnces.
According to MoD, at least 30 of the militants belonging to ISIS terrorist group were killed in nangarhar, 6 were wounded and and 13 others were killed in Greshk district of Helmand.
MoD also added that 9 militants were killed in Nerkh district of Wardak and 5 others were killed in Deh Yak and Moqor district of Ghazni province.
8 others were killed during a separate operation conducted in Gulistan district of Farah, MoD added.