24 Killed in attack on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan
June 29 2019 06:31 PM
Taliban militants attacked the checkpoints in Nahrin district of Baghlan
Local officials said that Taliban militants attacked the checkpoints in Nahrin district of Baghlan on Friday night.

QNA/Kabul

At least 24 people were killed and 9 others were injured after Taliban militants launched an attack on a checkpoints of pro-government militias in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, authorities said Saturday.

Local officials said that Taliban militants attacked the checkpoints in Nahrin district of Baghlan on Friday night.

A senior official in Nahrin district confirmed that the Taliban militants killed 24 members of public uprising forces during the attack, Khamaa Press reported.

Taliban militants also wounded 9 other members of the public uprising forces, the official added. 

Last updated: June 29 2019 06:32 PM


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