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Afghanistan Works to Determine Fate of Missing Soldiers

Authorities in Afghanistan remain clueless about the fate of 18 people, mostly soldiers, who were taken captive by Taliban insurgents earlier this week after their helicopter crash-landed in a volatile northern region. Afghan defense ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told VOA Saturday Afghan security forces have been conducting operations in the Pashtoonkot district of Faryab province where the incident happened, but he did not report any progress. Afghan officials said the privately...

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