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91 Taliban fighters killed in latest military crackdowns

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KABUL: At least 91 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 38 others were wounded during a series of military operations carried out by the Afghan security forces in different provinces across the country in the past 24 hours, defense ministry said on Monday.

Backed by  the Afghan Air Forces, the Afghan security forces have conducted operations and counter attacks against the Taliban militants in Laghman, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Kandahar, Balkh, Helmand, Baghlan and Kabul provinces, in which 91 Taliban insurgents were killed and 38 others wounded, the ministry said in a statement.

According to the statement, 21 rounds of mines and IEDs that were planted by the Taliban insurgents to target civilians and security forces were discovered and defused.

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

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