7 Afghan Soldiers, 4 Police Killed in Latest Violence
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The ministry of defense of Afghanistan on Sunday announced that at least seven Afghan national army soldiers were killed following roadside bomb explosions across the country.
According to a statement released by the ministry of defense media office, the soldiers were killed during the past 24 hours in eastern and southern provinces of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported.
The statement further added, two soldiers were killed in Zherai district of southern Kandahar province, three soldiers in Mohammad Agha district of Logar province, and two in Zurmat district of Paktiya province.
Defense officials also added that two other soldiers were injured in Zherai district of southern Kandahar province following roadside bomb blast.
Separately, four Afghan police officers were killed in militants attack and roadside bomb explosions in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.
According to local government officials, at least two police officers were killed and three others were injured after their vehicle struck with a roadside bomb in Jaghato district on Sunday morning.
In a separate incident on Saturday evening, at least two police officers along with three militants killed in Zankhan district.