22 June 2017

News Story: 20 Daesh Insurgents Killed In Jawzjan Clash

Afghan National Army (ANA) Commandos [File Photo]
At least 20 Daesh insurgents were killed by security forces in the past two days in Darzab district of northern Jawzjan province, local officials said on Wednesday. 

In addition, 12 other insurgents were wounded. 

On Monday night, Daesh insurgents attacked security check posts in the district, provincial police chief Rahmatullah Turkmestani said. 

“The clash continued until midnight on Tuesday. Six security force members were also killed and three others were wounded,” Turkmenistani said.

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