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13 Afghan soldiers killed in ambush, official says

By CNN Staff
updated 9:19 AM EDT, Fri April 12, 2013

(CNN) -- Thirteen Afghan National Army soldiers were shot and killed and one was injured Friday in the Naray district of eastern Kunar Province in Afghanistan, along the Pakistani border, a local official told CNN.

They were ambushed around 5 a.m. local time, the official said.

The Taliban sent an e-mail to media outlets, including CNN, taking responsibility for the attack.

CNN's Samira Said contributed to this report.

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