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Afghan Army Kills 20 Insurgents in Eastern Province

Afghan Army Kills  20 Insurgents in Eastern Province

KABUL - At least 20 armed insurgents had been killed and 15 others injured since military operations were launched in Paktika province, east of Afghanistan on Monday, defense ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
"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 statement said.
The defense ministry didn't mention if there were casualties on the army personnel.
Taliban militants have intensified attacks in the war-torn country since launching their so-called annual spring offensive on April 25. (Xinhua)