Taliban kills 20 Afghan soldiers in Mimroz

At least 20 members of the Afghan Narrational Army (ANA) were killed in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Khashrod district, Nimroz province, on Thursday evening, said Jalil Ahmad Watandost, the district governor of Khashrod

Oct 24, 2020
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At least 20 members of the Afghan Narrational Army (ANA) were killed in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Khashrod district, Nimroz province, on Thursday evening, said Jalil Ahmad Watandost, the district governor of Khashrod.

The district governor said that six others were taken hostage by the Taliban. The official did not provide further details on the attack. Photos on social media show some of the soldiers who were reportedly taken hostage by the Taliban. 

The Defense Ministry has not commented on the incident so far.  This comes amidst a sharp increase in violence across the country despite ongoing peace negotiations in Doha.

 https://tolonews.com/index.php/afghanistan-167258

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