2 militants, police driver killed in Faryab clash
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two Taliban militants and a police driver were killed during a clash on a highway in northern Faryab province, an official said on Friday.
The militants on Thursday evening attacked a police vehicle patrolling on the Andkhwi-Jawzjan highway in Khanchar Bagh district of Faryab, the Andkhwi district chief, Sultan Sanjar, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
A contract-based driver with police was killed in the attack, he said, adding two Taliban fighters were shot and killed when the police returned fire.
The Taliban have so far issued no comment regarding the clash.
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