Thursday 29 October 2020, 03:42 AM
9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 9/21/2020 4:18:33 PM
9 Afghan security personnel dead in Taliban ambush

Kabul: Six Afghan soldiers and three police officers were killed and four others injured in a Taliban ambush in Takhar province, a government spokesman confirmed on Monday."Militants initially attacked a security checkpoint in Nawabad locality of Dasht-i-Qala district on Sundat midnight," the spokesman told Xinhua news agency.

"They also laid an ambush against a responding security forces' motorcade, triggering clashes along a road that left the above casualties," he added.

No other details were immediately available about clashes in the security checkpoint in the region, 245 km north of Kabul.Several militants were also killed and wounded during the fighting, according to the spokesman. The Taliban was yet to comment on the incident.

Violence has lingered in the war-torn country even as peace talks between an Afghan government delegation and Taliban representatives are being held in Doha, capital of Gulf state of Qatar.More than 130 people have been killed and over 100 wounded across the country over the weekend.


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भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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