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US Commander: Afghan Forces Lost 900 Men in July

More than 900 Afghan security personnel died in July while battling Taliban insurgents, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday. General John Nicholson of NATO’s Resolute Support mission made the revelation during a year in which Taliban fighters have made territorial advances, fighting Afghan forces in more than half of the country's 34 provinces.  In July, "there were over 900 martyrs in the Afghan army and police. This is almost a brigade of...

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