More than 50 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack near Mazar-i-Sharif: US military

21 April 2017, 11:10 PM
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“More than 50 Afghan soldiers have been killed” in a Taliban attack on Friday on their base near the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a US military spokesman told AFP.

The attack lasted several hours but was over by early evening, according to the spokesman, who wished to remain anonymous. 

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First Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 10:58 PM

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