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19 Afghan forces killed in Takhar, Zabul attacks

Nineteen Afghan forces were killed in Taliban attacks in northern Takhar and southern Zabul provinces last night, officials said Monday.
19 Afghan forces killed in Takhar, Zabul attacks
The attack in Takhar happened in Khwaja Ghar district, leaving 13 local police dead and six others wounded, Khalil Aseer, a spokesman for provincial police told media.
The attack in Zabul was carried out by a Taliban infiltrator who killed six army soldiers, said Rahmatullah Yarmal, the provincial governor.
The Defense Ministry in a statement confirmed the casualty toll in Zabul attack which happened in Arghandab district.
It said that the Taliban also suffered casualties in the counterattack without providing an exact figure.
Monday 30 March 2020 13:22
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