The Afghan forces killed 52 Taliban militants and wounded 33 others during a clash in northern Baghlan .

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants launched a coordianted offensive Tapa-e-Qarghan area and Qarghab Base in Daha-e-Ghori district.

The statement further added that the security forces effectively responded to the offensive with the support of the Air Forces.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces killed 52 militants during the clash and wounded 33 others.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the dead bodies of some militants are still left in the area.

The security forces confiscated some weapons and munitions including a 82mm mortar, several RPG-7 rocket launchers and PKM machine guns.

Meanwhile, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces also killed 7 commanders of the group during the clash.


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