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KABUL, (Reuters) – More than 100 militants have been killed in the southern Afghan province of Helmand in the past three days, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

“Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and coalition forces killed over 100 insurgents during combat operations in Helmand province August 25-28,” the U.S. military said in a statement. “ANSF and coalition forces were conducting security patrols in the province when they were attacked multiple times by insurgents using small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and mortar fire, sparking numerous engagements,” it said.

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