MoI in a statement said that 18 Taliban insurgents were killed and 8 others injured after the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) repelled a Taliban attack in Qala-e-Zaal district of Kunduz.
The statement noted that the incident took place while a group of Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated offensive on security checkpoints to overrun Qala-e-Zaal district last night but faced resistance.
Qurishi, a key commander of Taliban insurgents was among those killed, the statement read.
The statement added that 3 ANDSF members were also killed during the incident.
Monday 7 October 2019 22:43