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Dozens of insurgents killed in raids

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KABUL: At least 187 Taliban insurgents were killed and 112 injured in military raids by Afghan security forces across Afghanistan over past day, according to officials on Sunday.

Afghan security forces killed 187 Taliban militants during clashes and counters attacks in Kunar, Logar, Ghazni, Khost, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Faryab, Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Helmand, Takhar, Kunduz, Baghlan and Kapisa provinces, said a statement issued by Ministry of Defense.

Statement said that 112 other rebels were wounded during raids.

Two militants were arrested during crackdowns.

Some amount of weapons and ammunition of the enemy destroyed during crackdown by Afghan forces, added statement.

Also 14 rounds of mines planted by Taliban to target civilians and security forces in different provinces were discovered and defused by Afghan security forces, noted statement.

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