At least 48 militants including a Tajikistani national were killed or wounded during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North issued a statement earlier today confirming that the militants were killed or wounded during the operations conducted in the past 72 hours.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in the vicinity of Chahar Dara district, leaving at least 31 militants dead, including a Tajikistani national.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the shadow district chief of the Taliban for Aliabad dsitrict Qari Nematullah was also among those killed.

At least 17 militants were also wounded during the same operations, the 209th Shaheen Corps said, adding that at least 48 improvised explosive device were also discovered and defused during the same operations.

The Afghan forces also confiscated 3 vehicles, and seized the control of 11 compounds, 3 improvised explosive devices manufacturing factories, 60 fuses of mines, and some other military kits, the statement added.

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