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60 Taliban fighters killed in latest nationwide ops

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KABUL: At least 60 Taliban insurgents were killed and 34 others wounded in a series of military operations conducted by the Afghan security forces in different provinces in the past 24 hours, the ministry of defense said Tuesday.Backed by the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security forces have conducted operations and counter attacks against the Taliban militants in Laghman, Ghazni, Paktia, Kandahar, Zabul, Herat, Faryab, Jawzjan, Helmand, Kunduz and Baghlan provinces, in which 60 Taliban insurgents were killed and 34 others were wounded, the Ministry said in a statement.According to the statement, the 69 rounds of mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to target civilians and security forces were also discovered and defused.Huge amounts of weapons and ammunitions were also destroyed, the statement underlined.

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