Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP
Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP

Record number of Afghan police deaths in 13-year war as international combat mission prepares to leave

Record numbers of officers dying in 13-year war as international combat mission readies to leave

Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP
Up to 5,000 Afghan security forces - here inspecting the scene of a Kabul suicide attack - have died fighting the Taliban this year. Photo: AP
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