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Afghan And Pakistani Militants Sustained Heavy Casualties

Tuesday April 29, 2014
Kabul (BNA) In recent clashes twenty-four militants including seven Pakistani insurgents were killed and eleven others wounded in the east of the country.
A National army and a border police soldiers martyred and three others wounded in the clashes.
The clashes occurred the night before last in Zerok district, Paktika province after dozens of Afghan and Pakistani militants attacked on several Afghan security forces checkpoints.
Gen. Nabi Jan Mullakhail police official in the province told BNA, twenty-four armed oppositions including seven Pakistani militants were killed and eleven others wounded in the incident.
He confirmed that, a National army and a border police soldiers martyred and three others wounded.
It has been said, two commanders of Afghan and Pakistani rebels are among the dead.
Mullakhail says, at least 300-400 Afghan and Pakistani militants take part in the clashes.
Haji Lala a local resident of the region told BNA reporter, armed insurgents after sustained heavy casualties fled to other side of Durand line, He added
Meanwhile, Gen. Mullakhail said, dozens heavy and light weapons and some explosive materials have been seized by Afghan security forces at the end of the clashes.

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