Sunday, 01 August 2021 02:19 GMT

4 policemen killed, 7 wounded in Kunduz attack


(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen have been killed and seven others wounded in a Taliban attack in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.

A well-placed source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in the Ramazan village of the district late on Saturday night.

Four policemen were killed and seven others wounded, he said, adding the assault was repulsed and casualties inflicted on militant. The source, however, was unaware of the exact figures.

Allah Mohammad, a resident of the area, said: €œIt was 1:30pm when the clash erupted. Both sides used heavy and light weapons, but the exact number of casualties is yet to be known.€

He said the firefight also resulted in the firing of a rocket that hit a civilian house but there was no report about casualties. There has been no word yet from Taliban.

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