Wed, 19 May 2021

KABUL, April 12 (Xinhua) -- At least 65 people were killed in direct clashes and terrorist attacks in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, an independent war monitoring group said on Monday.

"Over the past 24 hours, our team has documented 65 deaths, including six civilians, 12 Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) members, and 47 Taliban militants," the Reduction in Violence (RiV) said on its Twitter account.

The group said 35 people, including 18 Taliban militants, 12 security forces and five civilians, were also injured during the cited period.

The deaths and injuries took place following 12 security incidents in six provinces of the conflict-torn's 34 provinces.

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