Afghan Army - Taliban suffer heavy casualties in a heavy gun battle

Afghan Army - Taliban suffer heavy casualties in a heavy gun battle
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KABUL - The Afghan Taliban and Afghan armed forces suffered heavy casualties during a coordinated attack that sparked heavy gun battle in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan , Khaama Press has reported.

The Taliban militants and Afghan armed forces suffered heavy casualties during a coordinated attack that sparked heavy gun battle in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan .

According to the local officials, the incident took place late on Saturday night in the vicinity of Chora district of Uruzgan.

Provincial administrative chief Aminullah Khaleqi confirmed that nine Taliban insurgents were killed and at least eleven others were wounded during the clashes.

He said an Afghan army soldier also lost his life during the clashes and seven others were wounded.

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