The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan reported that the military eliminated more than 360 Taliban militants in a day*, RIA Novosti reports.
The battles took place in the provinces of Nangarhar, Kunar, Logar, Paktia, Kandahar, Sari-Pul, Helmand, Kunduz and Baghlan.
“361 terrorists have been killed and 145 injured as a result of Afghanistan Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) operations in Nangarhar, Kunar, Logar, Paktiya, Paktika, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Sari Pul, Helmand, Kunduz and Baghlan provinces in the past 24 hours”, – wrote the department on its official page on the social network Twitter.
Today it became known that the militants seized the administrative center of another northern province. We are talking about the city of Aybek, which surrendered without a fight.
The Taliban also controls the city of Kunduz, a strategically important settlement in northern Afghanistan. Highways to Kabul and other major cities pass through it.
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