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Afghan Air Force kills 43 Taliban insurgents in Helmand province

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

At least 43 insurgents have reportedly been killed in an Air Force air strike in Helmand province on Wednesday.

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 members are also among the dead," the MoI said, adding that a number of weapons belonging to the insurgents were also destroyed.

The have not yet commented on the air strike.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 14:28 IST