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54 killed in Afghanistan clashes

IANS  |  Kabul 

At least 10 Afghan soldiers and 44 militants have been killed after clashes broke out in four districts of the country's province overnight, an said on Wednesday.

The clashes began after militants launched a massive coordinated attack against security checkpoints in Andar, Gilan, Zana Khan and Jaghato districts after midnight, the was quoted as saying by

Eight militants were injured in the clashes.

The clashes continued till Wednesday morning but the security situation was later brought under control, said the

On Tuesday, at least five civilians, 25 soldiers and nearly 300 militants were killed after the launched a massive attack in province.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 14:14 IST
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