At least 11 police force members were killed after their outpost was attacked by a group of Taliban militants in Farah city on Thursday night, sources told TOLOnews.
Farah governor’s spokesman Mohammad Nasir Mehri confirmed the incident, but said two policemen were killed in the attack.
According to him, the militants took away all weapons following the raid on the police outpost.
Based on another report, a Taliban commander known as Mullah Tahir rejoined the militant group with his 15 fighters in Jawzjan province, security chief of Jawzjan Police Headquarters, Abdul Hafiz Khashi said.
He said the Taliban commander has taken a number of weapons and eight Border Police force members with him.
He added that Tahir joined the peace process with 35 fighters four months ago.