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20 Taliban militants killed, wounded as their second attack repulsed in Faryab province

16 Apr 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

At least six Taliban

militants were killed and 14 others were wounded after the Afghan armed forces

repulsed their second attack in Dawlatabad district of Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen

Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said the Taliban militants launched

their second attack on Dawlatabad district at around 5:00pm local time on

Monday.

The statement further

added that the attack sparked heavy clashes which continued until 10:00pm,

leaving at least 6 militants dead and 14 others wounded.

A senior commander of

the military commission of the group identified as Mawlavi Ehsanullah alias

Toofan was among those wounded, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.

Members of the public

uprising forces had also taken part to fight the Taliban militants, the 209th

Shaheen Corps said, adding that the security forces and local residents did not

suffer casualties during the clashes.

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