12 Taliban members killed in clash with Maidan Wardak police

Salaam Times

MAIDAN WARDAK -- At least 12 Taliban insurgents were killed and six others were wounded in a clash with police in Maidan Wardak Province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday (May 29).

The fighting erupted Tuesday (May 28) night on the Maidan Shahr-Jalrez road, the ministry said.

A local Taliban commander, identified as Saddam, was among those killed, it added.

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