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At least six Taliban militants were killed and four were injured in airstrikes by the Afghan Air Force in Logar province in the east of the country, Xinhua reported.

The Air Force carried out air raids on Saturday. Among the killed militants was a local Taliban leader, a government unit stationed in the region said in a statement.

The strikes were based on confirmed intelligence, the military said in a statement, adding that not a single civilian was injured in the raids.

Violence continues in the Asian country amid Taliban attempts to seize small towns and districts and ambushes against Afghan national security forces.

According to official figures, about 15 of Afghanistan's 407 districts remain under Taliban control, another 40 districts face a high threat from militants, and 30% of the districts are disputed.

As the US and NATO withdraw their troops from Afghanistan, the country has seen an increase in violence.

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