22 Afghan Army soldiers killed in clashes with Afghan Taliban: MoD


KABUL - The Ministry of Defense says at least twenty Afghan soldiers have lost their lives during the clashes with the militants in western Farah and Nimroz provinces, Khaama Press has reported.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defense Gen. Dawlat Waziri says at least 63 militants were killed and 22 others were wounded during the clashes in the two provinces.

He said the clashes took place in the past 24 hours and as a result at least 22 Afghan soldiers have also embraced martyrdom.

Gen. Waziri further added that five Afghan soldiers have also sustained injuries during the clashes but did not elaborate further regarding their health condition.