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32 killed in clash between ANSF and Taliban

32 Killed, Wounded in ANSF and Taliban Clash

MAIMANA – At least 32 people including Taliban militants and soldiers of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) were killed or wounded during an overnight clash in Qaisar district of Faryab province, Afghan National Army (ANA) said in a statement.
As per the statement, the clash took place late on Sunday night in Arkalik Village leaving at least 17 Taliban dead including one of their prominent commanders who has been identified as Esmat Esmatyar.
“The fight also left at least 8 Taliban militants wounded,” the statement added.
According to 209th Shaheen Corps, at least three ALP soldiers also lost their lives during the incident and four others sustained injuries.
Taliban have not yet confirmed the incident.
(Sahar News)

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