At least eight policemen were killed in a Taliban attack in Farah province late Monday night, local officials said today, reported Tolo News.
Mohmmad Nasir Mahri, the provincial governor’s spokesman, said the incident happened after Taliban attacked a security check post in Bala Blok district of the province.
Thirteen Taliban insurgents were also killed during the clash, Mahri said.
According to Mehri the clash started late Monday night and continued until Tuesday morning.
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.