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More than 50 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Kunduz clashes

15 Apr 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

More than 50 Taliban have been killed or wounded during the clashes with

the Afghan security forces in northern Kunduz province, the Afghan military

said Sunday.

According to a statement released by 217th Pamir Corps of the Afghan Military in the Northeast on Monday, at least 40 Taliban militants have been killed and 12 others including their commanders have been wounded during the clashes in the past 24 hours in Kunduz province.

The Commander of 217th Pamir Corps Gen. Nabiullah Mirzayi said the

Taliban offensive in Kunduz were repulsed with the deployment of additional

forces and air support.

The statement by 217th Pamir Corps also added that the Afghan Air Force

carried out airstrikes in the outskirts of Kunduz city using A-29 light attack

aircraft, leaving at least 12 militants dead and two others wounded including a

senior leader of the group identified as Mawlvi Nasir.

Teh anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented

in this regard so far.

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