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181 Taliban insurgents killed in military raids

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KABUL: At least 181 Taliban insurgents were killed and 83 others wounded in a series of military operations conducted by the Afghan security forces in different provinces across the country in the past 24 hours, the defense ministry said Saturday.

Backed by the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security forces conducted operations and counter attacks against the Taliban militants in Kunar, Laghman, Ghazni, Zabul, Samangan and Helmand provinces, in which 181 Taliban insurgents were killed and 83 others wounded, the Ministry said in a statement.

According to the statement, 37 rounds of mines and IEDs that were planted by the Taliban to target civilians and security forces were also discovered and defused.

Huge amounts of weapons and ammunition were also destroyed, the statement added.

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