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Kunduz: 12 rebels killed in firefight with security forces

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 12 Taliban Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the 217th Pamir Military Corps said the militants stormed security check-posts in the restive district on Tuesday night.

The added a dozen militants were killed and nine others wounded in the ensuing firefight. Security forces and civilians suffered no casualties in the clash.

Amruddin, a resident of the district, confirmed the clash and said: “Not only last night, clashes occur almost every night involving heavy and light weapons. People are in a state of fear and trouble,” he added.

The Taliban have made no comment in this regard.

sa/mud

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