Afghan soldiers

41 Afghan soldiers killed at Kandahar army camp, Taliban claims responsibility

41 Afghan soldiers killed at Kandahar army camp, Taliban claims responsibility

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar.

Oct 19, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Two Afghan soldiers killed in US airstrike

Meanwhile, US forces in Afghanistan have released a statement and confirmed the death of Afghan border soldiers during overnight operations in Helmand.

Jun 10, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

Enemies of Afghanistan attacked Achakzai camp of army corps 205 in Shah Wali Kot district. 

May 23, 2017, 14:29 PM IST
Afghanistan rejects Pakistan's claims of killing 50 soldiers, says 'only 2 Afghan personnel killed'

Afghanistan rejects Pakistan's claims of killing 50 soldiers, says 'only 2 Afghan personnel killed'

Afghanistan on Monday rejected "celebratory" reports of a Pakistani paramilitary force claiming that it had killed 50 Afghan soldiers in border clashes last week, saying only two Afghan soldiers had died.

May 08, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban attack

Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban attack

The exact toll from Friday's assault in the northern province of Balkh remained unclear, with some local officials putting the number of dead alone as high as 130.

Apr 23, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Taliban kill 3 soldiers in attack in south: Afghan official

An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a military checkpoint in a southern province, killing three Afghan soldiers.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:09 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2016, 21:31 PM IST
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.

Jun 29, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2014, 16:13 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2014, 05:20 AM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2014, 11:32 AM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Three Afghan soldiers killed in bomb attacks

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

Feb 18, 2014, 06:33 AM IST

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.

Oct 31, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

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.

Oct 02, 2011, 15:29 PM IST

Seven Afghan soldiers, translator killed

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

Jul 30, 2011, 15:23 PM IST