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Afghan Army Commander Killed In Insider Attack

Commander of the Third Regiment of the Afghan National Army in the central province of Ghazni, Colonel Abdul Mubin Mujtaba, was killed in an attack by two Army soldiers, affiliated to the Taliban, in Qarabagh district of the province on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Ministry of Defense Fawad Aman said.

Aman said that Colonel Mujtaba and other security officials were assessing the security situation of checkpoints along the Ghazni-Kandahar Highway when he came under attack by the suspected army soldiers.

One of the attackers was killed and another was wounded, Aman said. 

President Ashraf Ghani in a statement condemned the attack and said "terrorists" cannot weaken the morale of the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces by such heinous attacks.

Afghanistan

Afghan Army Commander Killed In Insider Attack

The commander was killed by two army soldiers affiliated with the Taliban.

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Commander of the Third Regiment of the Afghan National Army in the central province of Ghazni, Colonel Abdul Mubin Mujtaba, was killed in an attack by two Army soldiers, affiliated to the Taliban, in Qarabagh district of the province on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for Ministry of Defense Fawad Aman said.

Aman said that Colonel Mujtaba and other security officials were assessing the security situation of checkpoints along the Ghazni-Kandahar Highway when he came under attack by the suspected army soldiers.

One of the attackers was killed and another was wounded, Aman said. 

President Ashraf Ghani in a statement condemned the attack and said "terrorists" cannot weaken the morale of the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces by such heinous attacks.

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