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81 Taliban Killed in Kandahar Province: MoD

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Arif Ahmadi
Arif Ahmadi
Arif Ahmadi holds a B.A. degree in Journalism. He works as an Editor & Content Writer for Khaama Press.
At least 81 Taliban killed in Kandahar province: MoD, Nov. 2, 2020. [Photo: MoD/Twitter]

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – At least 81 Taliban insurgents where killed and further 37 wounded in a battle with Afghan National Defense Security Forces in Arghandab district of Kandahar province, the Ministry of Defense confirmed Monday.

“81 TB [Taliban] were killed and 37 others were wounded in Arghandab district of Kandahar Prov. after they attacked ANDSF positions yesterday,” said the MoD in a tweet.

According to the statement, forces seized a large number of arms and ammunition, belonging to Taliban insurgents, during the operation carried by ANDSF.

“Large amounts of TB’s [Taliban’s] weapons, ammunitions and vehicles were destroyed and seized during the operations which were conducted according to ANDSF’s DP.”

The incident came at a time the Taliban intensified offensive more recently throughout the country despite ongoing peace efforts by the administration.

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