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10 Militants Killed in Afghanistan


A helicopter belonging to the NATO-led forces fires flares during fighting between the Afghan and foreign troops and the Taliban insurgents in Shewa district of Nanagarhar province, July 17, 2011

A helicopter belonging to the NATO-led forces fires flares during fighting between the Afghan and foreign troops and the Taliban insurgents in Shewa district of Nanagarhar province, July 17, 2011

Officials in eastern Afghanistan say Afghan and foreign troops have killed at least 10 insurgents.

Authorities say the Taliban fighters were killed Sunday in a school in Nangarhar province.

Officials say the coalition forces targeted the militants on the ground and with airstrikes.

Authorities say there were no children at the school during the attack.

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