01 Jul '13, 11am

Nearly 300 #Afghan soldiers, police killed in past month:

Related June deadliest month for troops in Afghanistan in 9 months Air Force Pararescueman and Staff Sgt. Rich Alexander, left, carries a wounded Afghan soldier with British soldiers while Capt. Brock Roden, far left, and Master Sgt. Brandon Stuemke, center, cover them during a mission in Helmand province on June 23. Alexander, Roden and Stuemke are with the 46th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. Laura Rauch/Stars and Stripes KABUL — Operations by Afghan security forces increased last month and so did the number of casualties they suffered, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said Monday. During the past month, 299 soldiers and police were killed in fighting with insurgents, and 618 were wounded — a 22 percent increase from the same period last year — spokesman Sediq Sediqqi reported. The numbers were given at a joint press conference between NATO and the Ministry of Int...

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