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2 ANA soldiers killed, 3 wounded in Kandahar blast

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2 ANA soldiers killed, 3 wounded in Kandahar blast

Mar 31, 2018 - 11:36

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and three others wounded in roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, officials said on Saturday.

The blast took place in the limits of the 5th police district of the provincial capital at around 7am in the morning, police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the soldiers were conducting a search operation in Shorandam areas when the roadside bomb exploded, causing the casualties.

KhwajaYahya Alawi, spokesman for the 205thAtal Military Corps, confirmed the incident. However, he gave no casualty figures.

But a credible source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said two ANA soldiers were killed and three others wounded. The injured were evacuated to a military hospital.



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