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20 killed, 15 wounded amid military operations in Afghanistan




(MENAFN) Defense ministry declared that over 20 armed militants have died as another 15 have been wounded since military missions carried out in Paktika province, east of Afghanistan.

It added: "Afghan army launched operations in Barmal district of Paktika province on Monday and so far 20 insurgents including their seven local commanders have been killed and 15 others injured."

The defense ministry didn't announce any fatalities in the army personnel.

Taliban militants have stepped up their attacks in the war-torn country since starting their alleged annual spring assaults on April 25.

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20 killed, 15 wounded amid military operations in Afghanistan

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