Afghan forces kill 33 insurgents in 24 hours: MoI

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Afghan police backed by the army have killed 33 militants during a series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement released here Monday.

"A total of 33 armed Taliban militants have been killed over the past 24 hours during operations conducted in Takhar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Paktiya, Herat and Farah provinces," the statement said.

The police backed by national army have also wounded three militants and captured seven others during the operations, the statement added.

However, it didn't say if there were casualties on the side of security forces.

Taliban militants fighting the government are yet to make comments. Endi

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