KABUL: An Afghan army helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the defence ministry said, citing technical failure. But the Taliban claimed they shot down the M-17 helicopter in Baghlan…
Soon after the Army Chief General Raheel Sharif dismissed top 11 army officers over corruption charges, hundreds of social media users took to microblogging website Twitter to heap praise on the COAS for an unprecedented decision.
His office said that Abadi, who also serves as armed forces commander in chief, and has already sacked a number of senior army officers, dismissed 26 military commanders and sent 10 into retirement. It did not specify if the officers were…