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PublishDate: Sunday, May 9, 2021 13:19

More Taliban Attacks Reported From Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Logar provinces

At least four police officials were killed in a Taliban infiltrator attack at a checkpoint in the Khanqah area of Tranikot city at 11pm on Saturday night, said Mohammad Omar Shirzad, the governor of Uruzgan.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_According to Shirzad, a Taliban infiltrator attacked his colleagues in the checkpoint during the incident.

Meanwhile, Uruzgan Provincial Council Deputy Chairman Mohammad Karim Musaizavi said that the Taliban killed 10 policemen at the checkpoint on Saturday night and took six others with them.

The Taliban have not commented on the matter yet. However, this comes a day after the security top brass of Afghanistan said that the Taliban have heightened their attacks across the country.

Meanwhile, the Police Command also stated on Sunday that four uprising forces have been killed by a roadside bomb in the Mohammad Agha district of the province.

Gul Haidar Ahmadi, spokesperson for the Logar provincial police said that the blast took place on Saturday afternoon in a vehicle belonging to the Uprising Forces. As per Ahmadi, the deputy commander of the forces also was killed.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

In Maidan Wardak too, Sharifullah Hotak, deputy head of the provincial council, said that a car bomb had exploded in the Chek district of the province, killing 12 ANA soldiers.

Security officials in Maidan Wardak province have, however, not commented on the incident.


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