Afghan police kill 30 insurgents in 24 hours

   Jun 2, 5:33 pm

Kabul, June 2 (Xinhua-ANI): The Afghan national police backed by the army and the NATO-led troops have killed 30 armed militants and wounded 14 others over the past 24 hours, the country's Interior Ministry said in a statement Saturday.

"The police backed by the army and the Coalition forces have conducted series of operations in Helmand, Uruzgan, Logar and Ghazni provinces during the past 24 hours which left 30 armed militants dead," the statement said, adding 14 more militants have been injured.

However, it did not say if there were any casualties on the security forces.

Taliban militants fighting the government have yet to make comment. (Xinhua-ANI)

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