Six Taliban Killed In Helmand Clashes

News - Afghanistan

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 10:26 Written by

Helmand forces Afghanistan

At least six Taliban insurgents were killed in a clash with security forces in southern Helmand on Monday night, local officials said.

A policeman was also injured in the clash.

The clash took place in Greschk district of the province after insurgents attacked security forces. The clash continued for at least an hour, said provincial police chief Abdul Rahman Sarjang said.

However, a source told TOLOnews reporter Abdullah Hamid that the clash started on Monday afternoon and continued late into Monday night.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the clash.

Source : tolonews[dot]com
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