More than 40 suspected Taleban militants have been killed in clashes sinceMonday, the US-led coalition in Afghanistan says. The clashes between militants and Afghan and coalition soldiers took placein Zabul and Uruzgan provinces, a coalition statement said. Separately, three people have been killed in an explosion near the Afghancapital, Kabul on Friday. Violence has been escalating in southern and eastern Afghanistan. A statement by the US-led coalition said "more than 30" militants werekilled in a clash with Afghan and Canadian forces in Arghandab district inZabul on Monday.
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Published: 2006/06/10 11:54:25 GMT