Monday, September 17, 2018

Afghanistan: At least 12 police officers killed in attacks in western Afghanistan

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Taliban attacks across two western Afghan provinces have left at least 12 Afghan police officers dead, officials say.

In the province of Farah, provincial council member Khair Mohammad Noorzai said at least seven Afghan police officers were killed after militants attacked a check post early on September 17.

At least two policemen were also wounded in the fighting in Posht Rod district, adding that the Taliban took all the weapons with them and set fire to the check post.

Fared Bakhtawer, head of Farah Province’s council, said the Taliban fighters launched attacks in other parts of the province, too, and that at least 17 members of the country’s security forces died in the violence.

The News:
https://www.rferl.or … nistan/29494121.html

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