(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report
KABUL: At least four Afghan local security personnel have
been killed and three others received injuries after their checkpoint came
under assault by the Taliban insurgents in northern Samangan province, official
The attack was against a check-post in the Roea Du Ab
district and lasted for three hours, local security forces commander Mohammad
However, he said the Taliban insurgents pushed back by the
Afghan security forces, and the insurgent's attack repulsed due to strong
resistance form the Afghan forces.
The Taliban have recently surged their presence in the Roei
Du Ab district but it was the first time they attacked security forces
check-point, he was quoted by Pajhowk Afghan News, as saying. Du Ab district is situated 129 kilometres from
Aibak, the provincial capital and bordered TalaWaBarfak and DahnaGhori
districts of Baghlan which are also unstable areas.