Afghan Taliban storm police security checkpost, killing number of soldiers

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Afghan Taliban storm police security checkpost, killing number of soldiers

*KABUL - Afghan Taliban storm police security checkpost, killing number of soldiers.*

*The Taliban attacked an Afghan security check post in northern Kunduz province, killing at least five soldiers, a local official said on Sunday.*

Manzor Stanikzai, Kunduz police chief told Ariana News that the Taliban fighters stormed Zakhel check post in the provincial capital city of the province at around 1:00 am on Sunday.

Stanikzai said, as a result, five Afghan security forces were killed in the incident.

He added that the Afghan soldiers have pushed back the Taliban after almost three hours of battle.

He further said the situation is back to normal at the check post.

However, Stanikzai said the Taliban militants have also suffered heavy casualties but he did not give further details.