Taliban attack kills 15 cops in Afghanistan | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 23, 2019

Taliban attack kills 15 cops in Afghanistan

The Taliban stormed a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan killing at least 15 policemen in the latest attack by the armed group, an official said yesterday. The multi-pronged attack on the checkpoint in the Ali Abad district of northern Kunduz province began late on Monday and set off an hours-long shootout, according to Ghulam Rabani Rabani, a provincial council member. The attack came as Afghan troops have been battling the Taliban for the past few weeks in Kunduz’s Dashti Archi and Imam Sahib districts, Rabani added.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the checkpoint attack.

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