2 army officers, 11 militants killed in Afghanistan

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-25 14:42:31|Editor: huaxia

KABUL, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Two army officers and 11 Taliban militants were killed and four militants and one army soldier were wounded during clashes Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.

In northern Baghlan province, two army officers and six Taliban militants were killed when Taliban attacked a national army military camp in Dand-e-Ghori, an area on the outskirts of provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri city, provincial government spokesman Nazir Najim told Xinhua.

One soldier and four militants were wounded during the fighting which forced the militants to flee to nearby mountains.

In Khash Rod district of western Farah province, five Taliban militants were killed after Afghan army repulsed a Taliban attack on security checkpoints in the desert province, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement.

The army personnel found and seized weapons and ammunition after the clashes. Enditem