Fighting leaves 13 militants dead in N. Afghanistan

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Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
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A total of 13 militants including a Taliban local commander have been confirmed dead and 10 others wounded in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province, police spokesman in the restive province Ahmad Jawed Basharat said Wednesday.

The cleanup operation was launched in Jar-e-Khushk area of the restive district on Tuesday, 13 insurgents including a local commander Mullah Khubi have been killed and 10 others wounded, the official asserted.

A weapon cache of the militants has been destroyed, the official added.

The Taliban outfit, which is active in parts of Baghlan province with Pul-e-Khumri as its capital 160 km north of Kabul has not made comment. Enditem

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