KABUL, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Afghan national police during series of operations across the country have killed 13 anti-government militants and arrested five others, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here on Thursday.
"Our police during operations in Nangarhar, Helmand, Uruzgan, Laghman and Kandahar provinces have killed 13 rebels and captured five others," the statement added.
However, it did not say if there were any casualties on the police force. Taliban militants fighting the government are yet to comment.
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