Friday, April 12, 2013

Taliban attack kills 13 Afghan soldiers

I guess this could count as a prelude to next year when the vast majority of U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan.  And there are those that actually think Afghanistan WON'T be back in the Taliban's hands within a year?

The story comes from DAWN.

Taliban attack kills 13 Afghan soldiers

KABUL: The Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have attacked an army outpost near the border with Pakistan, killing 13 soldiers.

Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi says the fighting began around dawn Friday in the Nari district of Kunar province.

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack and say they have captured the outpost.

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