KANDAHAR – At least five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed in a militant attack in Maiwand district in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday night, local officials said.
According to local sources, six other soldiers sustained injuries in the attack.
The attack took place after a group of militants made tunnel into an army base and attacked the army base, the sources said.
Meanwhile, local officials confirmed the attack but did not provide details about casualties among army forces.
The officials said an investigation has started into the incident.
No any group including Taliban have yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.