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Fifty-five militants killed in Afghan air raids within 24 hrs

Kabul, Dec 18 (UNI) As many as 55 militants have been killed in Afghan airstrikes in the war-torn country over the past 24 hours, officials said Tuesday.
In the wee hours of Tuesday, military aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in Aryub Zazai district of the eastern Paktia province killing at least 13 insurgents, Qatar news agency(QNA) said quoting an Army statement.
A Taliban vehicle had also been destroyed and their bunkers badly damaged in the attack, the statement said.
Six militants, including Mullah Rasoul, a Taliban shadow judge for the troubled Faryab province lost their lives in similar air raids against Taliban hideout in Dawlat Abad district of northern Faryab province on Monday, another statement of Army released in northern region said.
The Afghan security forces backed by aircraft have also targeted Taliban hideouts in Miwand district of the southern Kandahar province, killing up to 36 insurgents over the past 24 hours, an army spokesman in the southern region Mohammad Sadiq Eisa said Tuesday.
Afghan government intensified air attacks recently, and according to security officials, the airstrikes especially overnight operations have proved effective in defeating the anti-government militants.
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