Abdullah Abdullah says 10 soldiers of the Afghan Army and six police force members were “martyred” in insurgents’ attack in Takhar.
16 Security Force Member Killed In Takhar
At least 16 security force members were killed after Taliban militants attacked their check posts in Khwaja Ghar district in Takhar province, officials said.
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at a ceremony in Kabul pointed to sacrifices of Afghan forces in defending the country and said, “10 army soldiers and six police force members were martyred in Takhar”.
Taliban claimed in a statement that the group had attacked security check posts in Khwaja Ghar district and inflicted heavy losses to government forces.