Taliban forced into fleeing Khamab: Jawzjan police chief
SHIBRGHAN (Pajhwok): After suffering heavy casualties, the Taliban have been forced into fleeing the Khamab district of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.
Provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, told Pajhwok Afghan News two militants were killed and three others wounded after they attacked the Chopli Tepa village of the district.
He said that an uprising member was also killed during the overnight clash. A dozen insurgents had moved their families from Khamab to the Bayan Ghor area of Sar-i-Pul province, the police chief claimed.
However, the Taliban claimed in a statement on their website capturing a number of villages of Khamab district and inflicting heavy casualties on the Afghan forces.
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