TALOQAN – Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in Takhar province on Wednesday night, killing at least eight Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) members, local officials said in a statement.
Mohammad Umar, district governor of Khwaja Ghar said at least eight security forces were killed and 14 more wounded during the attack.
According to reports by the same sources, Taliban attacked Khwaja Ghar district in Takhar on Wednesday night.
According to Security officials the attack was repulsed by ANSF members later in the night.
Taliban claim more than eight ANSF members have been killed many checkpoints have been destroyed in the attack.