Afghan Taliban take over multiple security check posts, Forces on run
*KABUL - The Afghan Taliban have overrun seven security checkpoints in Khaja Ghar district of Takhar province and heavy fighting is still underway, local officials said.*
The spokesman of Takhar police, Khalil Aseer said at least one local police was killed and three others were wounded in the clashes.
However, Taliban claimed to collapse at least 17 government checkpoints and Afghan forces suffered heavy casualties.
This comes as the Taliban group has recently constructed a residential town “Shahrak Omari” in Shor-e Arab area of Darqad district of province.