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    Battle for Achin Rages On as Government Reports Dozens of Militants Killedi
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    February 19, 2016 8:32 PM
    Afghan forces continued their offensive against Islamic State fighters in Nangarhar Province this week. A government spokesperson claims they have killed 45 militants over two days of fighting, and most of the schools that had been shut by the militants have re-opened. VOA's Zabiullah Ghazi has more. Bronwyn Benito narrates his report.

    Battle for Achin Rages On as Government Reports Dozens of Militants Killed

    Published February 19, 2016

    Afghan forces continued their offensive against Islamic State fighters in Nangarhar Province this week. A government spokesperson claims they have killed 45 militants over two days of fighting, and most of the schools that had been shut by the militants have re-opened. VOA's Zabiullah Ghazi has more. Bronwyn Benito narrates his report.


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