KABUL (TOLONews): A heavy gun battle erupted in the vicinity of the Afghan National Army’s 209 Shaheen Corps in Balkh province on Friday, local officials confirmed.
The officials did not give more details but said the incident took place at around 1:30pm local time after a group of gunmen attempted to enter a division at the Corps.
TOLOnews’ Aref Musawi said gunfire had stopped almost one hour after the indecent but army helicopters were seen at the area.
Musawi said reporters were not allowed to get close to the attack scene.
Officials have not provided more details about the incident.