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Afghan special forces kill 15 Taliban militants

Afghan special forces kill 15 Taliban militants

At least two Afghan security forces and 15 Taliban militants were killed as the Afghan security forces repulsed a Taliban attack on Kunduz city, capital of northern Kunduz province, on Saturday.

Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months.

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces, threaten city: official

Taliban kill 21 Afghan security forces, threaten city: official

Taliban fighters killed more than 20 Afghan security forces in simultaneous raids on a provincial capital and district in northern Afghanistan, an official said Tuesday, as the city braced for further violence.

 US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed.

Taliban kill at least 10 police in central Afghanistan

Taliban kill at least 10 police in central Afghanistan

At least 10 policemen were killed in clashes with Taliban fighters in the central Afghan province of Wardak, officials said on Sunday, amid fighting to wrest control of arterial highways a day after Taliban fighters blew up bridges.

More than 40 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan base

More than 40 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan base

There was no immediate comment from the ministry of defence but officials in the area said nine police and 35 soldiers were killed in the attack.

Taliban attacks kill nine security personnel in northern Afghanistan

Taliban attacks kill nine security personnel in northern Afghanistan

At least nine Afghan army soldiers were killed after Taliban militants attacked their checkpoints in northern Kunduz province, officials say

At least 10 police dead in attacks focused on Afghan checkpoint

At least 10 police dead in attacks focused on Afghan checkpoint

At least 10 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in violence centred on a security checkpoint in Herat province, officials confirmed on Friday.

Kam Air left reeling by deadly Kabul hotel attack

Kam Air left reeling by deadly Kabul hotel attack

Afghanistan's Kam Air has been left reeling after nine personnel including five pilots were killed in the Taliban attack on a Kabul luxury hotel where the airline housed its foreign staff.

Taliban attack kills nine Afghan police

Taliban attack kills nine Afghan police

At least nine Afghan police officers were killed and four others were injured early Monday when Taliban militants attacked a security post in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, local officials told dpa.

Taliban attack on Kandahar base kills 26 Afghan soldiers

Taliban attack on Kandahar base kills 26 Afghan soldiers

At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said on Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces.

Death toll 144 in Taliban attack on Afghan base

Death toll 144 in Taliban attack on Afghan base

The death toll from last week's Taliban attack on an Afghan military base stands at 144, a senior US defense official told AFP on Tuesday.