A car explosion in northern Balkh province kills 6 Afghan soldiers

A car bomb explosion claimed the life of 6 Afghan soldiers in northern Balkh province on Thursday, Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

According to a press statement published by the Ministry of Defense Affairs, a motor bomb exploded near a military base at 04:30 on Thursday morning, which has killed 6 Afghan soldiers and have wounded another three of them.

No individual or group has so far claimed the responsibility of his attack.

In another incident two days back, at least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban ambush on a security check-point in Dawlatabad district of Balkh.

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Source: Khaama Press

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