5 Afghan Security Forces Killed in Herat, Balkh In 24 Hours
Kabul: At least five Afghan soldiers have been killed by roadside bombs and targeted attacks in Herat and Balkh provinces in the past 24 hours, as per officials of the provinces.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Adel Shah Adel, spokesperson for the #Balkh police, said that Saleh Mohammad Saleh, the chief physician, and a brigadier general were killed in an attack by unidentified assailants on a Ranger of the 209th Shaheen Corps. Adel added that at around 5am on Monday, two gunmen on a motorcycle in PD5 of Mazar-e-Sharif opened fire at the Ranger.
Meanwhile, a roadside bomb blast in #Herat province killed three security personnel.
Abdul Ahad Valizadeh, spokesperson for the Herat Police, said that a mine planted around the Karizak security checkpoint in the PD11 of Herat city exploded on Sunday evening. Valizadeh added that the commander of PD11 was killed along with two soldiers in the explosion.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the incidents yet.