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The Taliban in Afghanistan attacked check posts in the country’s central Ghor province, killing at least 19 security personnel and injuring 12 others.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that an official said on Saturday.
“The condition of the injured is serious. The district will fall to the Taliban if additional forces do not reach,” Sulaiman Yosufy, governor of the Tulak district, told Anadolu Agency.
The Taliban, for their part, claimed to have inflicted “heavy casualties” on security forces, saying they have also taken away weapons, ammunition and other equipment from check posts in Ghor.
Meanwhile, the Afghan Defense Ministry also claimed to have killed 152 Taliban militants across the country.
2021.06.12 / 16:32