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Twenty-Two Armed Insurgents Killed

Thursday, June 05, 2014
Kabul (BNA) Twenty-two armed insurgents were killed in the last 24 hours by national army forces in four provinces of the country.
In the operation, 28 armed insurgents were also wounded.
According to the national defense ministry press office to BNA, the national army forces conducting a series of operations in the outskirts of Badghis, Kandahar, Ghazni and Khost province, killed 22 insurgents, and wounded 28 others.
Also, a quantity of weapons and nine motorcycles were seized and three mines discovered and defused.
Two national army forces were also martyred in explosion of a roadside mine in the operations. 
According to another report: A police official of Ghazni province killed in explosion of a mine in Ghazni province this morning.
General Mohammad Qasem a police official of Waez district wanted to defuse a mine in a crowded area of the district; the mine exploded and killed him.
In the explosion, two bodyguards of general Qasem were also lost their lives.
Shafeq Nang Safi spokesman of Ghazni governor in a contact with BNA confirmed killing of the police and his bodyguards in the explosion.
He blamed Taliban for the incident said, investigation started to identify and arrest the culprits of the incident.  T. Suraya-Yarzada

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