In a recent attack held by Taliban in western province of Farah, Afghanistan, at-least 24 people of Afghan security forces has reported killed.
Farah Province borders with Iran and also a major source of country’s opium harvest.
According to officials, militants attacked on soldiers while they gathered for preparation of attack in Bala Buluk district. Afterwards, a deadly fight between fighters from Islamic movement and security forces started.
According to spokesman of defense ministry, at-least four members of Special Forces killed and several also injured in latest assault.
Farid Bakhtawar, head of the local provincial council reported that around 25 insurgents killed in an air strike by Afghan security forces after the initial fight.
However, a Taliban spokesman claimed that 53 soldiers had killed or wounded in the militant group’s attack. In recent months, Afghanistan has confronted a lot attacks from militants who often targeted state security forces.
Farah Province borders with Iran and also a major source of country’s opium harvest. Two weeks ago, Taliban has attacked on same province army base.
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