Monday, 11 July 2016

Rising casualties among US-backed Afghan troops concern officials

Rising casualties among US-backed Afghan troops concern officials | Fox News:
"In one year, [U.S.-backed forces] suffered roughly double the number of casualties that we suffered in 15 years," Nicholson said.
Nicholson said the numbers were somewhat expected with Afghan security forces beginning to take the lead in armed conflicts. Afghan forces have shown "tactical success" on the battlefield against the Taliban, despite the heavy losses, he said.

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