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Taliban militants kill 14 troops in Helmand

Salaam Times

HELMAND -- Taliban militants ambushed and killed at least 14 Afghan troops in Helmand Province, TOLOnews reported Thursday (December 14) citing provincial officials.

The security personnel were carrying out a mission to arrest drug traffickers in a remote area when the Taliban attacked, said Helmand Governor Hayatullah Hayat.

The Taliban had no immediate comment.

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