Taliban Forces Attacked Checkpoints In Afghanistan’s Southern Kandahar Province, 11 Afghan Soldiers Dead -17 Missing

An Afghan Border Policeman provides security at a new checkpoint near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, April 1, 2013 130401-A-MX357-023

Kabul(dpa) – At least five Afghan soldiers are dead after Taliban forces attacked a checkpoint in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province overnight, officials said on Tuesday. Mohammad Sadiq Essa, a spokesman of the 205th Atal military corps in Kandahar, said that three other soldiers were wounded after Taliban forces attacked the outpost in Khakrez district. The attack…

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