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Pakistani major, 3 Afghan soldiers die in firing at border crossing

Tension remained high at a Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing as firing between forces of the two countries claimed the lives of five Afghans, including three soldiers, since Sunday, while a Pakistani Army major wounded in the clashes died on Wednesday.

Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers: Officials

Taliban ambush kills 11 Afghan soldiers: Officials

At least 11 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban ambush in western Afghanistan, officials said today, as security forces face their first fighting season without NATO combat support.

Taliban attack kills 18 Afghan soldiers, some beheaded

Taliban fighters swarmed over Afghan army posts in the country's northeast, killing at least 18 soldiers and beheading some in a major attack to mark the start of the country's summer fighting season, authorities said on Monday.

Six Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack

 At least six Afghan soldiers were killed and 12 injured Thursday as a suicide bomber targetted a bus carrying army personnel on the outskirts of Kabul.

Afghan ''insider attack'' leaves seven dead

At least six Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by suspected Taliban militants on an army checkpoint in Afganistan, media reported Tuesday. A militant was also killed in the gun battle.

Missing Afghan soldiers tried to enter Canada: Pentagon

Three Afghan army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a US base have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a Pentagon official has said.

Three missing Afghan soldiers in custody: Massachusetts state police

Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the US-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said.

Three Afghan soldiers missing from Massachusetts training exercise

 Three Afghanistan National Army soldiers have been reported missing from a joint military training exercise taking place in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, officials said on Sunday.

Taliban checkpoint attack kills 21 Afghan soldiers

Hundreds of heavily armed Taliban insurgents attacked Army checkpoints in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, killing 21 soldiers in the deadliest single incident for the Afghan Army in at least a year.

Three Afghan soldiers killed in bomb attacks

Three Afghan soldiers were killed in two bomb attacks, the country`s defence ministry said Monday.

Five killed in Afghanistan clash

Five people, including three security personnel and two Taliban militants, were killed Thursday in a clash in Saripul province in Afghanistan, police said.

50-100 Afghan soldiers killed every week: US General

About 50 to 100 Afghan soldiers are killed in battle every week but the high casualty rate does not mean the country`s forces are at the breaking point, a US general said.

Blast kills nine Afghan soldiers

Nine Afghan soldiers were killed when a bomb exploded under their vehicle in the eastern part of the country, Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Seven Afghan soldiers, translator killed

The soldiers and a translator were killed while on patrol in the Zurmat district of Paktia province.

45 Taliban, 2 soldiers, 5 guards killed in Afghanistan

Two Afghan soldiers, five private security guards and up to 45 Taliban insurgents have been killed in series of blasts and firefights in Afghan.

Germany admits troops killed six Afghan soldiers

Germany`s Defence Minister
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg admitted Sunday that German troops
mistakenly killed six Afghan soldiers at the weekend, and
expressed condolences for the deaths.

Six Afghan soldiers killed by friendly fire

NATO and Afghan Army officials say six Afghan soldiers have been killed by friendly fire in northern Afghanistan.

Afghan villagers rushed to escape Marjah assault

As military helicopters thundered through the sky over the Afghan township
of Marjah on Saturday morning, villagers cowered down below in their
mud-brick huts.

Afghan soldiers arrested in Denmark

Danish authorities have detained two Afghan soldiers who ran off after completing training exercises in Germany, Danish police said.