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Security forces among 16 killed in Baghlan

Security forces among 16 killed in Baghlan

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24 Nov 2020 - 14:05
Security forces among 16 killed in Baghlan
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24 Nov 2020 - 14:05

 

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least four security personnel and 12 Taliban insurgents have been killed as a result of clashes in northern Baghlan province.

A security official told Pajhwok Afghan News on condition of anonymity the militants stormed security check-posts in Pul-i-Khumri, the provincial capital, on Monday night.

He said three security forces were killed, two wounded and a policeman captured by the Taliban in the Dasht-i-Alwan area of the city.

Police spokesman Ahmad Javed Basharat told Pajhwok 12 insurgents and four security personnel were killed in the overnight clashes in Pul-i-Khumri.

He two security personnel and 10 militants were also wounded. The Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.

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