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15 Taliban, 6 security forces killed in Ghor battle

15 Taliban, 6 security forces killed in Ghor battle

Jul 09, 2019 - 21:30

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Fifteen Talibaninfo-icon militants and six security forces have been killed during overnight clashes in Tolak district of central Ghorinfo-icon province, police said on Tuesday.

Ghor police spokesman Sami Najad told Pajhwok that the Taliban militants attacked the district center from various directions and the ensuing clashes left 15 attackers dead.

He said six security personnel were also killed.

But local officials in the district said eight army and police personnel had been killed in the clashes.

The Taliban have so far said nothing in this regard.

The insurgents have been staging attacks on Tolak and other districts of Ghor province over the past two weeks.



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