IQNA

16:04 - February 24, 2021
News ID: 3474081
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Six fighters including four militants and two pro-government militiamen were killed in a clash in Aqtash district in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, district head Mohammad Aqtash said.

 

The clash, according to the official, flared up after a group of Taliban militants stormed a checkpoint in the district's Janat Bagh area at 11:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, triggering a gun battle lasting for couple of hours, with the militants fleeing away after leaving four bodies behind, Xinhua reported.

Two pro-government militiamen were also killed in the gun battle, the official said.

The Taliban have yet to make comment on the incident.

Tags: Afghanistan ، Taliban ، Kunduz
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