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Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 20:51
Taliban wipes out Afghan army camp
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The Taliban have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers in an attack that wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, the Defense Ministry said today (19).

Nine other soldiers were wounded and six have gone missing and 10 attackers were killed.

The Taliban claimed the attack in a media statement.

The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country's south, east, and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said.

Among those killed in one of the attacks was a provincial police chief. Scores were also wounded, both policemen and civilians.
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