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7 Afghan Local Police personnel killed in Baghlan assault

7 Afghan Local Police personnel killed in Baghlan assault

Aug 18, 2018 - 13:08

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Five policemen have been killed during a clash with Talibaninfo-icon militants in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.

Deputy police spokesman Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents stormed an Afghan Local Police (ALP) post in the Surkh Kotal area of Pul-i-Khumri late on Friday night.

He said five (ALP) personnel were killed in the assault. Civilians suffered no casualties in the incident.

Dr. Mohammad Hamim Ghafari, deputy director of public healthinfo-icon, confirmed receiving seven bodies and two wounded people from the battle site.

He added the injured were in stable condition. The Taliban have so far said nothing in this regard.



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