Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:51
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 06:33
Three Afghan soldiers were killed in two bomb attacks, the country`s defence ministry said Monday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:09
Five people, including three security personnel and two Taliban militants, were killed Thursday in a clash in Saripul province in Afghanistan, police said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 13:09
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 15:29
Nine Afghan soldiers were killed when a bomb exploded under their vehicle in the eastern part of the country, Xinhua reported on Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 23:01
Afghan and coalition military officials said they
believe they can make progress toward expanding the army to
about 200,000 soldiers
Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 15:23
The soldiers and a translator were killed while on patrol in the Zurmat district of Paktia province.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 19, 2010, 23:53
Teams of militants assaulted the Afghan army, killing at least 13 members of the security forces.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 15:50
A NATO air strike has killed four
Afghan soldiers who the coalition said were mistaken for
militants in the country`s south.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010, 23:36
Two Afghan soldiers, five private security guards and up to 45 Taliban insurgents have been killed in series of blasts and firefights in Afghan.
Last Updated: Monday, April 05, 2010, 00:21
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 14:00
NATO and Afghan Army officials say six Afghan soldiers have been killed by friendly fire in northern Afghanistan.
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