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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 28 militants have been killed in counter-terrorist operations across Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, local media reported Saturday citing country's Defense Ministry.

    During the operations, at least 13 insurgents were wounded, the TOLO broadcaster reported.

    A number of hideouts, vehicles and weapons belonging to the militants were reportedly destroyed.

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    Afghanistan has long been suffering from political, social and security-related instability due to the simmering insurgency, including that of the Taliban radical movement, but also because of the actions of the Daesh terror group.

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