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3 ANA troops killed, 5 injured in Ghor explosion

3 ANA troops killed, 5 injured in Ghor explosion

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Aug 18, 2016 - 17:47

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier were killed and another five wounded in a remotely controlled bomb explosion in the Pasaband district of western Ghorinfo-icon province on Thursday, an official said.

A security official, who wished not to be named, said the blast targeted an ANA patrol in Muderha locality.

The area has recently been retaken by security forces from Talibaninfo-icon, the source said.

Farid Afghan, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces had launched a clearing operation in the area and had retaken some check-posts earlier captured by Taliban.

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