3 ANA soldiers slightly wounded in Laghman bombing
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded in a bomb explosion in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, on Friday.
The blast struck an army tank in the Achakzai area of the city around noon, the governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said three soldiers were slightly wounded in the explosion. Resident Ahmadullah confirmed the blast, but had no information about casualties.
Meanwhile, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the bomb attack, saying the blast damaged the tank and the soldiers aboard casualties.
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