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Over 50 Taliban militants killed, wounded after attacking a district in Paktika

13 Oct 2018 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Afghan Military in the Southeast claims that more than 50 Taliban militants have been killed or wounded after launching a coordinated attack on Khoshamand district.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the armed forces of 203rd Thunder Corps responded jointly with the other security personnel to a coordinated Taliban attack, leaving more than 50 militants dead or wounded.

The statement further added that the Afghan forces also confiscated 15 landmines and vehicle were also seized following the attack.

According to 203rd Thunder Corps, the dead bodies of at least 18 militants are still left in the area where the clash took place.

No further details have been regarding the possible casualties of the Afghan armed forces during the clashes.

In the meantime, the 203rd Thunder Corps said at least 11 militants were killed and 6 others were wounded in separate clashes that took place in Sultan Bagh of Andar, Sahibzada of Qarabagh, and Tasang of Deh yak district in Ghazni province.

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