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ANA soldiers among 17 killed in Kunduz attack

12 Oct 2018 - 14:20
12 Oct 2018 - 14:20

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Seven security personnel and 10 Taliban have been killed in the Dasht-i-Archi district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.

District Chief Niyaz Mohammad Umarkehl told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban attacked Afghan National Army (ANA) base in the Pul-i-Momin area on Thursday night.

He said the Taliban launched multiple attacks on different targets including the ANA military base.

Meanwhile, a security source, wishing anonymity, said nine ANA soldiers were killed, seven injured and some weapons captured by the Taliban in the overnight attack.

The Taliban have not yet commented about the attack.

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