The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) personnel killed or wounded at least 68 Taliban militants in northern parts of the country in the past 24 hours.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Afghan forces killed at least 32 Taliban militants by laying ambushes and directly engaging the Taliban militants in Balkh, Faryab and Samagan provinces.

The statement further added that the security forces also wounded at least 36 Taliban militants during the same clashes.

The security forces also destroyed large amounts of weapons, munitions and several vehicles during the operations, the 209th Shaheen Corps added in its statement.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incidents so far.


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