9 Afghan forces killed in insider attack | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 15, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:53 AM, December 15, 2019

9 Afghan forces killed in insider attack

The Taliban have killed nine Afghan soldiers in an insider attack in central Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, the military said yesterday, underscoring the dangers Afghan forces face from within their own ranks. Defence ministry spokesman Fawad Aman later told AFP the troops had been killed by Taliban infiltrators. Such attacks, sometimes referred to as “green on green,” are a constant threat in the war-torn country for international and Afghan forces alike.

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