Afghan forces kill 6 Taliban militants in Faryab

Salaam Times

MAZAR-E-SHARIF -- Afghan forces repelled a Taliban attack in Khwaja Sabzposh District, Faryab Province, killing at least 6 militants and wounding 10 others, the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army said in a statement Wednesday (October 3).

The insurgents attacked a checkpoint Tuesday (October 2) night at about 9pm, said the statement.

Two police officers were killed during the clash, which continued until 2am, according to the statement.

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