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19 insurgents killed and detained in Afghan operations

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At least 19 insurgents were killed and detained following joint military operations by Afghan and coalition security forces in eastern Nangarhar and Paktia provinces, ISAF said.

According to a press release issued by the International Security Assistance Force Afghan and coalition forces killed 13 insurgent and captured six suspects in eastern Afghanistan during operations throughout the past 24 hours.

The source further added, a coalition airstrike killed 10 armed insurgents posing immediate threat to nearby ground troops in Sherzad district. Another coalition airstrike killed three insurgents after ground troops received small arms fire in Khugyani district.

In a separate operation in eastern Paktia province Afghan National Army soldiers detained six individuals for suspected insurgency in Dand Patan. The detainees were enrolled in identification systems and taken to a nearby base for further questioning.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the operations.

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