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Afghan Officers Killed by Taliban Militants Wearing Night-Vision Goggles

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A US Army soldier walks away from an armored vehicle in an unrelated incident. Umit Bektas Reuters

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He added that 45 militants were killed during the fighting that lasted around six hours.

An army statement said terrorists fired from across the border on Pakistani Border post in Bajaur tribal region.

A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack left four U.S. soldiers wounded in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Monday, a United States military spokesman said.

"A terrorist riding an explosive-laden vehicle parked it alongside a road in Dand district and blew it up next to a military convoy of foreign forces today afternoon", the official told Xinhua.

At least 15 policemen were wounded in the coordinated assaults.

All four injured are in stable condition at USA medical facilities, according to the statement.

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Another police official, Zia Durrani, said none of the checkpoints was captured in the attacks.

The country's southern provinces have seen a rise in violence against Afghan forces recently.

A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device left four U.S. soldiers wounded in Afghanistan.

Police suspected that one of the soldiers colluded with the jihadists.

The insurgents have carried out more complex attacks against security forces in 2017, with SIGAR describing troop casualties in the early part of the year as "shockingly high".

Over the summer, President Trump announced a new US strategy for Afghanistan that included sending about 3,500 troops to bolster the 11,000 already there.



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