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Death Toll in Afghan Base Attack Rises to 140, Officials Say

Wounded Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers lie on beds in the ward of a hospital in Mazar-i-Sharif on April 22, 2017, as they receive treatment following an attack that targeted an army compound in the northern Afghan province of Balkh.
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Wounded Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers lie on beds in the ward of a hospital in Mazar-i-Sharif on April 22, 2017, as they receive treatment following an attack that targeted an army compound in the northern Afghan province of Balkh. (Farshad Usyan/AFP/Getty Images)

MAZAR-I-SHARIF—As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever...




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