30 June 2017

News Story: Clash leaves 5 Afghan Taliban militants dead in eastern province

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Up to five armed militants have been killed as clash erupted between security forces and the Taliban in Lalpor district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.

The clash, according to Attaullah Khogiani, the spokesman for the provincial government, flared up after a group of Taliban fighters stormed some police checkpoints in Lalpor district Thursday morning and police returned fire.

Read the full story at Xinhua