31 dead and 15 injured in clashes between Afghan security forces and Taliban

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 31 dead and 15 injured in clashes between Afghan security forces and Taliban


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Overseas network, July 23 (Xinhua) on the night of 22 local time, the Afghan security forces and the Taliban clashed, killing at least 31 Taliban fighters and injuring 15 people.

According to Tolo news, attaullah khoghyani, a spokesman for the governor of South gahar, said at least 31 Taliban fighters were killed in the conflict on the night of 22, including 13 Pakistani nationals and 15 injured. The conflict took place in khoghyani District of the province, during which an armed man was arrested.

The security forces seized vehicles and weapons from the armed elements, he said. No members of the security forces or civilians were injured in the conflict. The Taliban have not yet commented on the conflict. The Taliban had previously attacked security checkpoints. At least 9 police and 4 soldiers were killed and 10 members of the security forces were injured when the Taliban attacked the checkpoint in Kunduz city in the early morning of 20th local time, according to a news release issued by the Afghan security forces. (Li Fang)

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