KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Two police and three militants were killed as clash flared up in Imam Sahib district of the northern Kunduz province on Monday, district governor Mahboubullah Sayedi said.
A group of Taliban insurgents attacked a police checkpoint in Nawabad area of the restive Imam Sahib district at 02:00 a.m. local time and police returned fire, forcing the militants to flee after leaving three bodies behind, the official asserted.
In the fighting which lasted for an hour, two police personnel were also killed, the official admitted.
Taliban militants, who are in control of parts of Kunduz province with Kunduz city as its capital have yet to make comments. Enditem