afghan soliders martyredAt least ten Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers were martyred in separate improvised explosive device (IED) attacks.

Defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi, said the Afghan soldiers were martyred in the last 48 hours.

Gen. Azimi did not disclose further information regarding the exact locations of the incident.

The Taliban militants group and other insurgents frequently use improvised explosive deivce (IED) as the weapon of their choice to target Afghan and coalition security forces.

According to security officials, the Afghan army deaths stands at 4 service members daily on average which is mainly caused due to improvised explosive device (IED) attacks.

There have been a considerable increase in Afghan forces casualties after taking security lead across the country from the coalition security forces.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.