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ANA’s women personnel embark on training in Chennai

ANA’s women personnel embark on training in Chennai

Dec 12, 2017 - 08:55

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Twenty womeninfo-icon officials of the Afghan National Army (ANA) will complete a training course in the Indian city of Chennai on December 23.  

The female ANA personnel embarked on the 20-day training programme on December 4 at Officers Training Academy in Chennai, the Press Trust of India reported.

Serving in combat role, the women have also inspired their Indian counterparts, who are also interested in serving on the frontline, according to the news outlet.

"If Afghan lady officers are serving their nation in combat, then why not the Indian Army -- one of the largest armies in the worldinfo-icon," said Maj. Sanjana.

The women officers were seen getting trained on handling the AK-47 assault rifles handling ambush situations in mountainous terrain through classroom simulation exercises. They were also taught computer proficiency lessons.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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