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23 Taliban killed in Nangarhar, Khost clashes

23 Taliban killed in Nangarhar, Khost clashes

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Jul 08, 2020 - 14:30

JALALABAD (Pajwok): Nearly two dozen Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed in clashes with security forces in Nangarhar and Khost provinces, officials said Wednesday.

Twenty Taliban gunmen were killed and several others wounded after they stormed security check-posts in Zawi area of Khogyani district late on Tuesday night, said Attaullah Khogyani, the provincial government spokesman.

The Ministry of Defense also confirmed the killing of 20 Taliban and wounding of several others in the clash.

Separately, three Taliban militants were killed and six more wounded in clashes with security forces in Safri area of Musa Khil district of Khost province on Tuesday.

The Taliban have said nothing in this regard.

bk/ma

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