Afghan National Army casualties sharply rise, confesses: ANA General

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Afghan National Army casualties sharply rise, confesses: ANA General

KABUL - Casualties among Afghan National Army Soldiers have risen sharply this month, compared to last month, said Major Gen. Abdul Raziq Siawash, the Commander of the Afghan National Army (ANA) Health Department.

Although, Siawash did not provide an exact figure about the overall number of deaths of soldiers, he said the increase in casualties comes despite the ongoing efforts to reach a peace agreement.

Deputy minister of defense, Iaqbal Ali meanwhile paid tribute to all the hardworking military medical staff.

He said: “We appreciate our doctors and surgeons for working day and night to treat our wounded officers,” said deputy minister of defense Iaqbal Ali.