Tag: Afghan troops

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  • Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police officials

    Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police officials

    The soldiers were driving back to base after picking up their salaries in the country's western Farah province.

    May 27, 2019
  • Battle of Saragarhi: The heroic last stand

    Battle of Saragarhi: The heroic last stand

    The Battle of Saragarhi almost marks a forgotten chapter in the history of India. Although a recent Bollywood film chronicled the events from 12 September 1897, much more needs to be done to etch this incredible tale of valour in the hearts of Indians

    April 21, 2019
  • 50 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

    50 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

    At least 50 Afghan troops were killed on Friday and around 70 others were injured when a group of Taliban insurgents launched an attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, a military official said. Ten Taliban militants were also killed, an Afghan Army Commander told EFE on condition of anonymity for security reasons.

    April 21, 2017
  • Afghan troops free inmates of Taliban prisons

    Afghan troops free inmates of Taliban prisons

    Afghan special forces freed 101 civilians and soldiers held by the Taliban in three prisons in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, an official source said on Monday.  The hostages were rescued in several operations launched on Sunday night in the districts of Nawzad, Marjah and Nahri Sarraj, Afghan Defence Ministry spokesperson Dawlat Waziri told EFE news.  "We …

    September 26, 2016