Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

3 ANA soldiers among 13 dead in Takhar gun battles

3 ANA soldiers among 13 dead in Takhar gun battles

By
On
Feb 21, 2016 - 16:06

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 10 Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed in a clash in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province on Sunday, an official said.

Police spokesman Col. Abdul Khalil Aser told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents staged predawn attacks on military check-posts at around 3:00am.

He said 10 rebels, including their commander Mullahinfo-icon Shakir, were killed in counterattacks by ANA soldiers. The clash was still underway in the area, the plice official added.

Shamsuddin, a resident of locality, confirmed the fighting was still underway between the Taliban and security forces in Pul-i-Momin neighbourhood.

Four months back, the Taliban captured Khwaja Ghar district, but security forces took wrested it back after three days.

nh/mud

 

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Twitter Update