The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country overnight, including an assault that nearly wiped out an army camp in southern Kandahar province, officials said Thursday.
The attack on the army camp took place late on Wednesday and involved two suicide car bombs, said spokesman Dawlat Wazir. It set of hours of fighting, killing at least 43 soldiers.
Nine other soldiers were wounded and six have gone missing, Wazir said, adding that 10 attackers were killed.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a media statement.
Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a Taliban ambush in the northern Balkh province late...