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March 23, 2023

Dozens wounded or dead from weekend clashes in Afghanistan

Clashes raged for a second day Sunday as insurgents shot at national security officials in southern Afghanistan, a provincial spokesman said. Violence in Kandahar province on Saturday resulted in 25 casualties, including police and civilians, said Zelmai Ayoubi, a spokesman for Kandahar’s governor. Ayoubi said Sunday it was unclear how many of the casualties were killed. But he said numerous insurgents have been killed or arrested.

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