Taliban storms police checkpoints, kills five security personnel in Aghanistan's Kunduz city
Five Afghan police personnel were killed and two others wounded in an attack by the Taliban in the country's northern province, an official said on Thursday.
Kunduz: Five Afghan police personnel were killed and two others wounded in an attack by the Taliban in the country's northern province, an official said on Thursday.
"The incident took place in Archi, a restive district on the outskirts of Kunduz city, on Wednesday night after the Taliban stormed police checkpoints, triggering clashes lasting for hours," official Nasruddin Nazari told Xinhua news agency.
The injured were shifted to a hospital in Kunduz.
"Several militants were also killed and wounded during the gun battle, but their number could not be exactly specified as the militants evacuated their casualties after the fighting," Nazari said.
At least three others, including a policeman, were injured in the attack. Security forces have cordoned off the area and further details are awaited, officials said.
A woman — whose identity is being ascertained — also sustained injuries in the firing by militants, officials said
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