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90 insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz military operation

ANI  |  Kabul 

At least 90 insurgents were killed and 120 injured in a military operation in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province in the past four days.

Launched in Dasht-e-Archi and Kunduz city, the operation aims at clearing insurgents from a number of villages here.

Colonel Mangal Rahat, a military commander in Kunduz said the operation was still ongoing.

"It's a joint military operation and the security forces have made good achievements during the operation. The insurgents built strong bases which have been destroyed by security forces during the operation and they [insurgents] had major casualties," Tolo news quoted Rahat as saying.

Rahat said the security forces have issued warning to the insurgents about eliminating them.

"The security forces are ready to fight until their last drop of blood," he added.

The security forces have also recovered weapons during the operation.

The operation in the region was launched following the increase in the militancy activity in some parts of Kunduz city and Dasht-e-Archi district of the province.

First Published: Wed, April 13 2016. 18:36 IST