Afghan forces fend off Taliban attack in Panjshir

Afghan Security Forces in cooperation with the local residents have pushed back a Taliban attack in Unaba district of central Panshir province, officials said Tuesday

Sep 23, 2020
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Afghan Security Forces in cooperation with the local residents have pushed back a Taliban attack in Unaba district of central Panshir province, officials said Tuesday.

Provincial Governor Spokesman, Mansoor Unaba said that three militants were captured in the clash that occurred after a group of six-Taliban staged attack on a security checkpoint on Monday night in Faraj area of the district.

The clash, in which the local people supported the security forces, had lasted for a couple of hours, Unaba said, adding that militants entered to Panjshir from neighboring Kapisa province. A local resident was wounded in the clash.


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