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Taliban attack in Afghanistan repulsed, 16 killed

IANS  |  Kabul 

A offensive on Dasht-e-district in northern Afghanistan's province has been repulsed, leaving 10 militants and six security personnel dead, officials said on Sunday.

"A group of rebels launched a massive offensive to overrun the district headquarters. Security forces returned fire which lasted until 4 a.m. and finally the militants fled," an told

Up to 10 militants and six security personnel were killed and a dozen others from both sides sustained in the fighting, the said.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 13:38 IST
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