At least 20 local and national policemen were killed in clashes with Taliban insurgents in southern Zabul province, local officials said on Sunday adding that clashes are still ongoing.
In addition, 6 other policemen were injured.
The clash started in Shajoy district of the province on Saturday night after Taliban insurgents attacked the district and clashed with police, said officials.
“The Taliban have taken control of Bolan Robab area in Shajoy where there are about 2,000 houses and insurgents started searching the houses and also raised their flags,” the official said.
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