Factbox: Security developments in Afghanistan, Feb 25

(BestGrowthStock) – Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported until 1200 GMT on Thursday:

KUNDUZ – Afghan and foreign troops killed 15 Taliban insurgents in northern Kunduz province on Thursday, Mahboubullah Saeedi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said. Two Afghan soldiers were also killed in the offensive, he said.

Three foreign soldiers were wounded during the raid when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb, another Afghan official said.

The Taliban said they lost three fighters and killed seven foreign and Afghan soldiers.

KANDAHAR – A British soldier died of wounds he had suffered in a blast on Wednesday in southern Kandahar province, the British Ministry of Defense said on Thursday.

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(Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by Bryson Hull)

Factbox: Security developments in Afghanistan, Feb 25