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8 ALP personnel killed, as many wounded in Taliban attack

8 ALP personnel killed, as many wounded in Taliban attack

Oct 04, 2018 - 15:02

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and as many wounded during a clash with Talibaninfo-icon militants in the Dara-i-Sauf Payeen district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.

 Almas, an ALP commander in the Maqsood locality of the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents stormed an ALP check-post in the Balghi village of the district late on Wednesday night.

He said Commander Haji Baimirad was among the eight ALP personnel killed. He had no information about Taliban causalities.

Meanwhile, the district police chief, Col. Manawar Shah confirmed the Taliban attack. Four Taliban militants were also killed and some wounded. The Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.



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