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Scores of Taliban killed in Kandahar, Uruzgan operations

Scores of Taliban killed in Kandahar, Uruzgan operations

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Jul 02, 2018 - 15:46

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Around 81 Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and 18 others wounded in clearing operations in southern Kandahar and central Uruzgan provinces, officials claimed on Monday.

Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News 15 insurgents were killed and three others wounded in the Sra Khar locality of Shah Walikot district late on Sunday night.

At least 64 Taliban were eliminated and 15 wounded in Khas Uruzgan, Deh Rawood and Chora districts of Uruzgan province, 205thAtal Military Corps spokesman Capt. Ahmad Sadiq told Pajhwok.

Some weapons and ammunitions were also seized by security forces, he added. The Taliban, however, have said nothing so far about the casualties.

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