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Afghanistan
95 militants killed, wounded in Paktia operations: 203 Thunder Corps
2018-09-12
[KhaamaPress] At least 95 Lions of Islam were killed or maimed during the military operations in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said the Lions of Islam were killed or maimed during the operations in Zurmat district.

According to a statement released by the 203rd Thunder Corps, the Afghan forces killed at least 35 Lions of Islam during the operations Thunder-2 in Chona area of Zurmat.

The statement further added at least 60 Lions of Islam also sustained injuries and the dead bodies of at least 8 Lions of Islam were left behind.

In the meantime, the U.S. forces based in Afghanistan carried out Arclight airstrikes in Nawa district of Ghazni province leaving at least 17 Lions of Islam dead, the statement added.

According to 203rd Thunder Corps, the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Jamal village and as a result a large number of Lions of Islam were also maimed.

Paktia has been among the relatively calm provinces in southeastern parts of the country during the recent years but the security situation of the province has tanked during the recent months.
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