“Insurgents waged an attack with assault rifles, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades on an Afghan National Police checkpoint in Posta-i-Godam in the western edge of Khan Abad district headquarters,” the spokesman of Kunduz Police, Anamuddin Rahmani told Reporterly.
According to Rahmani, the police personnel deployed at the check post responded and reinforcement arrived at the area early on Thursday, and carried out a pursuit operation for the attackers who fled the scene.
Zabiullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, in contact with media has confirmed the fighting in Kunduz, saying insurgents also clashed with additional forces as they approach the area.
The province has for long been the scene of heavy clashes between Taliban and government security forces.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Thursday 16 January 2020 16:31