4 border policemen killed in Herat attack
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Four border policemen have been killed in militants attack in western Herat province, officials said on Monday.
Gulbadin Alkozai, senior security official in western zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News four border policemen had been killed and two other wounded in overnight attack by militants in the Chah Takhta locality.
Meanwhile, Haji Asadullah Noorzai, the district administrative chief of Gulran, said the Chah Takhta locality was situated near Turkmenistan border.
He said only one check-post had been established in the area where dozens of Taliban had presence.
Separately, police have arrested six individuals who were planning terror attacks in the province, an official said.
Police Chief Maj. Gen. Abdul Hameed Ruzi told reporters the detained men had been arrested in the limits of eight municipality district.
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