Monday, May 1, 2017

Afghan Forces Have Suffered Massive Casualties In The Past Few Months

Coffins containing the bodies of Afghan national army soldiers killed in an April 21 attack on a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, April 22, 2017. VOA/Reuters

Al Jazeera: 'Shockingly high' losses for Afghan forces over winter

Levels of violence generally dip in winter months, but this year Taliban carried out several major attacks, says report.

Afghan security forces were killed at a "shockingly high" rate during what has historically been a winter lull in fighting against the Taliban, according to a report by a US watchdog.

The US government's Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says 807 troops from the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) died between January 1 and February 24.

"Afghanistan remains in the grip of a deadly war. Casualties suffered by [ANDSF] in the fight against the Taliban and other insurgents continue to be shockingly high," says the report, released on Monday.

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More News On The Afghan Forces Suffering Massive Casualties In The Past Few Months

Winter fighting took heavy toll on Afghan forces: report -- AFP
Death toll among Afghan forces at 807 in Jan-Feb, says report -- Reuters
Violence, Bloodshed Mount in Afghanistan, Report Says -- NBC
Afghan Deaths Soar to Highest on Record as U.S. Weighs Strategy -- Bloomberg
Afghan Losses ‘Shockingly High’ as Taliban Gain Ground -- VOA
War Casualties in Afghanistan Hit All-Time High as Country Stands on Brink of Collapse -- Washington Free Beacon


Aizino Smith said...

Well Goddamn! Who gives a fuck? Not all the politicians crying tears.

Until you go into Pakistan or treble the forces, it is all talk and a reach a round.

I mean really the politicians cry like Bill Clinton.

Until Billy Clinton saw a camera at Ron Brown's funeral he was al coking and joking.

carl said...

We forced an oil executive on to Afghanistan as their president.
List EVERY name in the Afghan government, and then create another government with NONE of those names on the list in it.

Aizino Smith said...

At least make the lies partly believable.