ANA soldier dead, 10 wounded
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KABUL/HERAT (AIP): A soldier of Afghan National Army was killed and 10 more wounded in separate attacks, defence ministry said Monday.
A press release issued by defence ministry said an ANA soldier was killed and three wounded after bomb and gun attacks in Kajaki and Sangin districts of Helmand province.
In a separate statement, the defence ministry said seven ANA troops were injured in similar attacks in Kunar, Paktia and Wardak provinces.
The defence ministry said 15 Taliban were also killed while 18 landmines and several other weapons were recovered in Kajaki district.
Else where, the security forces killed two gunmen in Nawzad district and recovered several weapons including 29 landmines in Zabul, Helmand, Laghman, Uruzgan, Kandahar and Wardak provinces
Meanwhile, a policeman and four Taliban were killed during a clash in Bala Murghab district of Badghis province earlier today, police said Monday.
Taliban, however, said they lost one fighter and killed six border police in the gunbattle.
Taliban attacked a post of border police in Joy Ganj area of Bala Murghab district at approximately 4:00 a.m. (local time), killing police and wounding three others, a senior border police officer in western Afghanistan told Afghan Islamic Press on condition of anonymity.
He said four Taliban were also killed in the gunbattle that last for four hours.
Taliban spokesman Qari Muhammad Yousaf Ahmadi, however, told AIP that six border police were killed and three police vehicles were destroyed by their fighters after the attack.
He said a fighter was also killed and the police post damaged after the attack.
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