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80 Taliban fighters killed in battle

Forces that were led by the U.S. coalition killed 80 Taliban soldiers in a Taliban-controlled city in Afghanistan Saturday during a six-hour battle and is part of a series of fights in that region.

This fight is reportedly one of the worst fights since the September 11 attacks, with all five battles killing over 250 Taliban fighters.