Updated in: 23 May 2022 - 02:27
TEHRAN (defapress) – Eight security personnel have been confirmed dead as the armed insurgents stormed security checkpoints in Kajran district of the central Daikundi province in Afghanistan on Sunday, provincial government spokesperson Sakini Ehsani said.
News ID: 79363
Publish Date: 24November 2019 - 17:06

8 Afghan Security Forces Killed in Central Daikundi Province"A group of the Taliban insurgents attacked security checkpoints in Duazada Imam and Tangasuf areas of Kajran district at 1:00 a.m. Local time, triggering a gun battle which lasted for four hours," Ehsani told Xinhua. "Eight security personnel including police and army soldiers were killed and three others injured."

The official said Taliban militants also suffered casualties but could not provide an exact figure.

The central Daikundi province, with Nili as its capital 290 km west of Kabul, has been regarded as a peaceful province. However, the Taliban militants who are active in the neighboring Uruzgan province occasionally launch attacks on security forces there.

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