At least one militant and an Afghan civilian was killed following cleanup military operations in eastern Kunar province.

Eastern Kunar provincial governor spokesman Wasifullah Wasifi confirming the reports said, at least one militant and one Afghan civilian was killed during the operations.

Mr. Wasifi further added, at least three Afghan civilians including an Afghan woman was also injured during the operations.

He also said, the operations will continue until the area is completely cleaned up from the presence of the militants.

In the meantime, local residents in the area said that foreign troops have taken a number of the Afghan civilians with them.

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


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