Defense Ministry: Taliban attack outpost near Pakistan border, killing 13 Afghan soldiers

Published April 12, 2013

| Associated Press

The Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have attacked an army outpost near the border with Pakistan, killing 13 soldiers.

Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi says the fighting began around dawn Friday in the Nari district of Kunar province.

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack and say they have captured the outpost.

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