Taliban suicide attackers kill scores of Afghan soldiers in Kandahar

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Attack marks deadliest week since Donald Trump announced new strategy for war against militants in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers by ramming two stolen Humvees strapped with explosives into an army base, using a tactic increasingly feared by government forces.

The attack on Wednesday night on an outpost in Kandahar’s Maiwand district left only two soldiers of a 60-strong unit unharmed, according to the defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri. Nine soldiers were injured and six are still missing, he said.

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