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Afghan security forces retake Tala Barfak

ANI  |  Kabul, [Afghanistan] 

The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) have retaken the control of Tala district in Afghanistan's northern province.

(MoD) said the district has been fully cleared of the militants, reported

The district fell into the hands of the insurgents nearly ten days ago after the group launched a coordinated attack.

According to the report, the Afghan forces have also cleared the landmines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) planted by the militants.

Additional security forces have been deployed in the district.

No comments have been received from the militants in connection with this report by far.

The ministry did not divulge the number of casualties of the militants in the operations conducted.

"is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of where the Taliban insurgents are active in some of its districts and often carry out insurgency activities," the report said.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 19:20 IST