Afghan airstrikes kill 47 militants in Kandahar province

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10th Aug, 2021. 02:28 pm
Afghanistan

KABUL—At least 47 militants have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck Taliban fighters’
hideouts and positions in the southern Kandahar province, Afghan Defence Ministry said in a statement
on Tuesday.
The sorties, according to the statement, targeted Taliban militants in Dand, Zari, Takhta Pul, and parts
of provincial capital Kandahar city in the wee hours of Tuesday, killing 47 insurgents and injuring 25
others.
Several arms and ammunition as well as a major hideout of the militants were also destroyed during
the air raids, as per the statement.
Taliban militants are yet to make comments. (Xinhua)

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