Afghan forces kill 12 Taliban fighters in Balkh

Salaam Times

BALKH -- Afghan forces, backed by air support, killed at least 12 Taliban militants in Balkh Province, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army said in a statement on Thursday (October 10).

The clashes broke out Wednesday (October 9) evening in Chamtal and Balkh districts, the army said.

Six motorcycles and equipment belonging to the militants were destroyed, it added.

No civilians were harmed, the army said.

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