2 Taliban killed in Badghis clash
QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Two Taliban were killed and as many others injured during a clash with Afghan and foreign troops in Bala Murghab district of northwestern Badghis province on Tuesday, officials said.
The clash erupted near Joi Ganj area after Taliban attacked a joint convoy of Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) personnel, Badghis police chief, Col. Mohammad Jabar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The governor’s spokesman, Sharafuddin said civilians and the security forces stayed unhurt in the clash.
ISAF's media office in Kabul said it was unaware about the incident.
However, a Taliban spokesman, Qari Yosouf Ahmadi, claimed four foreign soldiers, an Afghan interpreter and a military dog were killed as a result of the attack.
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