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2 border guards killed, as many injured in Nangarhar clash

2 border guards killed, as many injured in Nangarhar clash

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Jul 02, 2020 - 11:36

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two border guards have been killed and as many wounded in a Talibaninfo-icon attack in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News militants stormed security posts in the Sangani area of Khogyani district on Wednesday night.

He said two border police personnel were killed and as many wounded in the overnight attack.

Javid, a resident of the area, told Pajhwok both sides used light and heavy weapons. He added the Taliban also suffered causalities but he did not have specific figures.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the firefight.

pk/mud

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