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Afghan conflict leaves 17 insurgents dead in eastern Ghazni province

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Up to 17 Taliban militants were killed and eight others wounded after the Afghan government forces clashed with insurgents in eastern Ghazni province, the provincial police chief said on Sunday.
The clashes, according to Mohammad Mustafa Mayar, took place in Andar, Waghaz and Deh Yak districts of the troubled province and lasted for several hours, leaving 17 militants dead, including one of their commanders, and eight others wounded.
According to the poli ...