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Taliban kill 30 soldiers in first major attack since ceasefire, governor says

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    Reuters

Kabul | Wed, June 20, 2018 | 01:47 pm
Taliban kill 30 soldiers in first major attack since ceasefire, governor says Deadly attack: Afghan security forces arrive at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31. At least 40 people were killed or wounded on May 31 as a massive blast ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. (AFP/Shah Marai)

Taliban militants killed 30 security forces in an ambush on two checkpoints in the farwestern province of Badghis early on Wednesday, the provincial governor said, their first major attack since the their Eid ceasefire.

The Taliban's three-day ceasefire ended on Sunday. 

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