23 September 2017

News Story: One militant killed, 3 injured as Taliban storm checkpoint in N. Afghan province

Afghan Police Officer (File Photo)
TALUQAN, Afghanistan, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- At least one insurgent was killed and three others injured after Taliban group stormed a police checkpoint in Darqad district of the northern Afghan Takhar province on Thursday night, police spokesman Abdul Khalil Asir said.

A group of Taliban fighters, according to the official, attacked a checkpoint in Darqat district last night and police retaliated forcing the militants to flee after leaving behind one dead body, and three more injured.

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