KABUL - At least six policemen were killed in a Taliban attack on security check posts in southern Zabul province on Sunday night, local officials confirmed.
In addition, eight other policemen were wounded.
The clashes took place in Arghandab district of the province after Taliban insurgents attacked security check posts, according to officials.
“The clashes lasted for seven hours in which eight Taliban insurgents were killed and 12 others were wounded,” officials said.
The security forces were able to push back the Taliban’s attack after hours of clashes, officials added.
However, they did not provide further details.