Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan

KABUL, An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province, AP reported.

Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack late Friday, with two of them in critical condition.

Khateby says reinforcements pushed the Taliban back and inflicted casualties, without giving exact figures.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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