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Afghanistan: 258 Taliban killed in fierce clashes with govt forces in thirteen provinces
June 19, 2021

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In Afghanistan, 258 Taliban fighters have been killed in fierce clashes with government forces in 13 provinces.

In a statement, Afghan Defense Ministry said these operations were carried out in Nangarhar, Laghman, Paktia, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Ghor, Faryab, Balkh, Jawzjan, Helmand, Takhar and Baghlan provinces. 

According to reports, Afghan forces evacuated Shirin Tagab district in Faryab and Dahana-e-Ghori district in Baghlan.

On the other hand, an Afghan National Army base in Maidan Wardak Province was captured by Taliban.