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13 killed in battle for control of Afghan district

IANS  |  Kabul 

Ten Taliban militants and three security personnel were killed in a clash for the control of a district in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.

The militants launched a coordinated offensive on Sunday to overrun Imam Sahib district, but their attempt was foiled by security forces, Xinhua news agency reported.

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First Published: Mon, June 05 2017. 15:16 IST
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