HELMAND, April 9, 2015 - Afghan Minister of Interior Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi reviews an honor guard during a ceremony at an army camp in Shurabak district of Helmand, Afghanistan, April 8, 2015. Afghan security forces celebrate the victory after their first independent military operation in Sangin District of Helmand. According to Afghan officials, they have killed around 418 Taliban militants in a 45-day military operation and fully cleared the district from existing of militant. During the operation, at least 93 Afghan security forces lost their lives and dozens more were injured.

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Photo taken on April 8, 2015 shows the ammunition of captured Taliban militants displayed in Shurabak district of Helmand, Afghanistan. Afghan security forces celebrate the victory after their military operation in Sangin District of Helmand. According to Afghan officials, they have killed around 418 Taliban militants in a 45-day military operation and fully cleared out the militant from the district. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

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