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At least 17 members of the security forces were killed in Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

June 17, 2020

Local authorities have said that at least 17 Afghan security forces have been killed in Taliban attacks in two provinces of Afghanistan in the past few hours.

In the northern province of Jawzjan, at least twelve members of the security forces were killed and five others injured in a Taliban attack on two checkpoints in the Aqcha district by Provincial Governor Maruf Azar.

“Five Taliban have also died while another ten were injured in the clashes,” he said in a comment to the Tolo News chain. “The Taliban took four troops and also stole a vehicle.” “Two other vehicles were destroyed in the attack,” he added.

At least 17 members of the security forces were killed in Taliban attacks in AfghanistanAt least 17 members of the security forces were killed in Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

In addition, five security forces members were killed and seven others injured in another Taliban attack in the northern Kunduz province on Tuesday evening. “The Taliban stole two vehicles,” said the military source consulted by Tolo News during the attack in the Taluka region.