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Afghanistan- Taliban claims of killing foreign, Afghan soldiers in Ghazni is false




(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report

KABUL: US troops' spokesman in Kabul, Col. Sonny Leggett on
Wednesday turned down the Taliban's claim, in which four US soldiers have been
killed in the attack conducted by the militants in central Ghazni province.

Col. Leggett said in his twitter page that none of their
soldiers was killed in the attack. 'This is absolutely not true, there were no
US or Coalition service members killed or wounded in Ghazni,' he said.

His rebukes come after the Taliban's spokesman, Zabiullah
Mujahid, on Wednesday claimed that a Taliban rebel opened fire on the US and
Afghan commandos, killing four foreign and two Afghan soldiers, adding that another
three US soldiers received injuries.  

On Sunday this week, a US soldiers was killed during combat
in northern Faryab province. While speaking on phone with Associated Press, the
Taliban spokesman claimed the responsibility that their militants have hand
behind the incident.


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Afghanistan- Taliban claims of killing foreign, Afghan soldiers in Ghazni is false

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