TALUQAN, Afghanistan, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Three Taliban fighters and one security personnel were killed, following a militants' attempt to take control of Eshkamish district in Afghanistan northern Takhar province on Thursday, an official said Friday.
The clash happened late on Thursday night, when a group of militants loyal to the Taliban stormed government forces positions to run over Eshkamish district of the province, Abdul Khalil Asir, the provincial police spokesman, told Xinhua.
According to the official, Taliban militants fled away after leaving the bodies of three fighters behind.
Taliban offensive to overrun the neighboring Khawja Ghar district has also been foiled a couple of days ago.
Taliban militants are yet to make a comment.