Thursday, November 29, 2012

Bombings leave 5 Afghan soldiers dead

KABUL (PAN): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and 10 others injured during separate incidents in different parts of the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

Three soldiers were killed and seven others injured during a roadside bombing in the Aab-i-Kamari district of northwestern Badghis province, a statement from the ministry said.

Another two soldiers were killed in northern Kunduz province, according to the statement, which said three soldiers were injured in southeastern Khost province. The injured were shifted to health facilities and their condition is said to be stable.

Casualties among Afghan forces are increasing as the security transition process progresses. Last week, the defence ministry announced 800 soldiers had been killed since the beginning of the Afghan calendar year.

from Pajhwok
By Hakim Basharat Nov 28, 2012 - 14:12   



By Sadaf Shinwari - Wed Nov 28, 12:55 pm

Local authorities in western Badghis province of Afghanistan on Wednesday announced at least 7 Afghan national army soldiers were killed or injured in Moqor district.

The officials further added the incident took place after an Afghan national army vehicle struck with a roadside bomb, killing 3 Afghan army soldiers and injuring 4 others.

In the meantime another security official said the explosion took place while Afghan national army soldier were patrolling in the area.

He said the army soldiers were also ambushed by Taliban militants following the blast.
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