FILE PHOTO: U.S soldier patrols near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan

FILE PHOTO: U.S soldier patrols near town of Walli Was in Paktika province near border with Pakistan

US soldiers on patrol in Afghanistan's Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan. Photo: Reuters/ Goran Tomasevic

August 23, 2017 11:39 AM (UTC+8)