Afghan forces take casualties in Sar-e-Pul clash

Monitoring Desk

SAR-E-PUL: At least four security force members were killed in a clash with the Taliban in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul on Thursday evening, the provincial governor’s spokesman Zabihullah Amani said.

He added that the clash happened in Korak Arabiya village on the outskirts of Sar-e-Pul city when a group of Taliban fighters attacked a security outpost.

The clash, which continued for two hours, left 10 security force members wounded, Amani said.

He added that nine Taliban fighters were killed and 13 others were wounded.

Amani said that a Taliban weapons cache was destroyed in an airstrike which was carried out during the clash.

The Taliban has not commented on the reported attack.(TOLOnews)