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At least 35 Taliban militants were killed and 15 others injured in a military operation Sunday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, the army said. One soldier was also killed and five others were injured in the clashes in Tirah Valley of the Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan,a military statement said. Security forces have cleared many areas of the strategic Maidan region, taking full control of heights that overlook the Kuki Khel Valley.
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Afghanistan Sun is a leading online news service for Afghanistan, serving the nation for more than a decade.
Late breaking news form Afghanistan, the capital Kabul, and around the region. Serving the Afghan nation since 2002, this online newspaper additionally provides world headlines and business reports, RSS feeds, headlines for external Web sites, and a news release functionality.