12 iulie 2018

Afghan officials: Taliban kill at least 15 troops, 4 police

stripes.com

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban struck Thursday in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, leaving 15 soldiers dead there, and in western Farah province, where they killed four policemen, officials said. In Kunduz, Taliban fighters tried to overrun a military security post in the district of Dasht-e-Arch, using artillery shells, according to army spokesman Mohammad Hanif Rezaie, who is based in Balkh province. Along with the 15 killed, at least 13 soldiers were wounded in the four-hour-long [...]