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PublishDate: Tuesday, October 3, 201713:04

Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Kunduz and Faryab operations

AVA- The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army in the North said Monday that the operations were conducted in various parts of the two provinces in the past 24 hours.

The Shaheen Corps officials said at least 31 militants were killed and 16 others were wounded after airstrikes and artillery raids pounded the Taliban positions in Imam Sahib district.

The officials further added that the operations were conducted in Pul-e-Pakistani, Nasiryan, and Joi Begum villages of the district.

In the meantime, the Shaheen Corps officials said at least 17 militants were killed and 13 others were wounded during the operations in Qaisar district of Faryab province.

The militants were targeted in Chechakato, Gandab, and Kanjak areas of Qaisar, the officials added.

The Afghan security forces also confiscated 7 Humvee armored personnel carriers from the custody of the militants and landmine was discovered and seized as well during the operations.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.

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