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KABUL: An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was among 24 people killed in two separate incidents in central Kapisa and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Monday.

In Kapisa, 20 armed insurgents and the soldier were killed during a clash in Tagab district on Sunday night, Governor Mehrabuddin Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

In Maidan Wardak, three mine planters were killed when the explosives they were planting on a road went off prematurely in Syedabad district, said Shahidullah Shahid, the governor’s spokesman.