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PublishDate: Monday, November 23, 2020 09:30

Six Security Force Members Killed in Baghlan, Nimroz: Sources

At least six security forces members were killed and 12 more were wounded in separate Taliban attacks in Baghlan and Nimroz provinces on Sunday night, officials and sources from the two provinces said.

Sources in Baghlan said the attacked a convoy of the government forces in the northern province of Baghlan on Sunday in which three soldiers were killed and six more were wounded. 

The incident happened on Baghlan-Kunduz Highway in -e-Markzai district, according to sources. 

The security forces were on their way from Kunduz to Kabul when faced to Taliban ambush, sources said, adding that “some army vehicles were damaged in the clashes after the ambush.”  

Local security forces have not yet commented on the attack. 

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.   

In another incident, three policemen were killed and six more were wounded in a Taliban attack on a security outpost in district, , officials said.  

But provincial council members said that nine policemen were killed in the attack and “the Taliban has taken the equipment of the outpost with them.”  

The Taliban has not commented on Nimroz attack.


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