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14 Insurgents Killed in ANSF Operations


ANA-comand-6thkandak-01At least 14 insurgents were killed and eight injured during a series of coordinated operations over the past 24 hours by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement on Saturday.

Four other insurgents were arrested and the operations were conducted in Kunar, Baghlan, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Khost and Farah provinces, the statement said.

"During the same 24 hour period, Afghan National Police discovered and defused six different types of IEDs placed by enemies of Afghanistan for destructive activities in Baghlan, Zabul, Logar and Paktiya provinces," the statement noted.

The MoI, however, did not comment on whether the security forces were injured during the anti-insurgent operations.