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    Commando among 3 ANA soldiers killed

    KABUL (PAN): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, including a commando, were killed in separate incidents of violence, the Ministry of Defence said on Sunday.

    The commando on homecoming day was shot and killed by militants outside his residence in Yaftal district of Badakhshan province, the ministry said in a statement.

    It said the attackers had managed to escape, while a search operation had been launched.

    Meanwhile, another two ANA soldiers were killed and a third injured in separate incidents in Balkh and Zabul provinces, the statement said.