The soldiers were first ambushed then, as they tried to evacuate their wounded, were hit by an improvised explosive device in the country's southwest, according to defence ministry.
In order to curb the political violence of the past two days, President Edgar Lungu said he had authorised the military, including the army and air force, to help the police.
At least 35 people were killed and 26,500 others were left homeless after heavy floods caused by torrential rains wreaked havoc in the Sahel country.
Right activists in Tunisia see Judge Bechir Akremi as symbolising corruption in the judiciary, claiming he is close to the Ennahda party.
Tunisia's President Saied names a new interior minister under increasing international and domestic pressure to form a new government after his power grab on Sunday.
Simone Gbagbo faced charges of crimes against humanity following her husband's refusal to hand over power to Alassane Ouattara, who won a 2010 election.
After suspending parliament and sacking the PM, the Tunisian president has fired a broad range of government and state officials, including two ministers, Mechichi's aides, a top military prosecutor and the head of the state TV.
The AU Commission took the "decision unilaterally without" consulting its members, South Africa says.
Ibrahim Zakzaky, founder of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, his wife Zeenah Ibrahim, acquitted of all eight criminal charges, says their lawyer.
Some 5,000 Ethiopian refugees are expected to cross into Sudan in the coming days, a Sudanese official says, as world marks 70th anniversary of 1951 Refugee Convention amid worsening refugee crisis.
Tunisia's judiciary says it is investigating the two biggest parties in parliament, Ennahda and Heart of Tunisia, which have both accused President Saied of launching a coup.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will visit Angola after attending UN General Assembly in September.
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