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Airstrike kills 60 Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan

Kabul, Nov 2 (Sputnik) Sixty Taliban insurgents have been killed and 40 injured in an airstrike in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, a source told Sputnik on Monday.
According to a statement from the country's National Directorate of Security, the Afghan Air Force attacked a group of 100 militants late on Sunday as they were moving from the Helmand province to Kandahar's Zhari and Panjwai districts.
"The air force targeted the group of 100 people in the Mandozai area of [Kandahar's] Maiwand district, 60 Taliban killed and 40 others injured," the source said, adding that some of the militant's weapons were destroyed as well.
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