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3 Ghazni police killed, 5 injured in Taliban attack

3 Ghazni police killed, 5 injured in Taliban attack

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Jan 01, 2019 - 20:39

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon militants attacked security posts in the capital of southern Ghazni province overnight, killing three policemen and injuring five others, an official said Tuesday.

The attack began around 1am midnight in the limits of the third police district of Ghazni city, said the governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Arif Noori.

He told Pajhwok Afghan News the assailants also suffered heavy casualties, but exact figures were not known.

The Taliban also confirmed the attack, saying nearly a dozen police were killed and one of their tanks destroyed.

Clashes between security forces and insurgents have once again intensified in Ghazni City and districts.

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