Torkham clash ends with death of 3 attackers (Video)
Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that militant attack that happened at about 5am triggered a fierce gunbattle.
"We can confirm an indirect fire attack by enemy forces at Forward Operating Base Torkham today. The enemy's efforts were ineffective and there were no ISAF fatalities as a result of this attack," the NATO-led force said.
In response to an emailed query from this news agency, ISAF said three of the attackers were killed as a result of their actions.
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