At least 10 Taliban insurgents were killed in Ghazni province of Afghanistan Tuesday mid-night, officials said.
The police chief of Ghazni’s district 3, Bashir Ahmad Taraki, said that last mid-night, a group of 60 Taliban insurgents stormed over a police checkpoint in Tawhid Abad area of the city.
He further added, during the clashes with security forces 10 Taliban militants were killed and the rest escaped from the area.
One policeman was also injured during the fighting, Taraki confirmed.
Last night, the group also raided on Kabul – Mazar highway in Baghlan province. The clashes between Afghan forces and insurgents closed the highway to traffic for at least 7 hours.
Taliban have increased their attacks since the group has announced their “spring offensive”, vowing to target foreign forces as well as Afghan security forces.