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Tolo News quoted a Ministry of Interior (MoI) statement, as saying that the air strike took place during the night in Marja district of the province.
"Key Taliban members are also among the dead," the MoI said, adding that a number of weapons belonging to the insurgents were also destroyed.
The Taliban have not yet commented on the air strike.
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