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PublishDate: Sunday, September 23, 2018 15:32

Over 500 militants killed, wounded in past 6 months in Nangarhar

The provincial government media office in a statement said at least 380 militants were killed during the operations over the course of the past six months in Achin, Nazian, Chaparhar, Khogyani, Pacher Agam, Haska Mina, Ghani Khel, and Bati Kot districts.
The statement further added that the national defense and security forces have conducted 164 operations during the same period and as a result at least 129 militant have also sustained injuries and at least 371 others were arrested.
According to the provincial government, the security forces have also confiscated 225 various types of weapons, 234 kgs of explosives, 32 vehicles, 263 landmines, and some other explosives and munitions.
The provincial police commandment also responded to 143 criminal related incidents during the same period which included 14 kidnapping cases, 68 murder cases, 27 robbery cases, and 48 other criminal related incidents, the statement added.
The provincial government also added that more than 30 militants have renounced violence during the same period and joined peace process.


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