Taliban defeated in Qalay-Zal district of Kunduz: Officials

(Last Updated On: July 18, 2016 10:45 am)

kunduzA group of Taliban militants attacked over Qalay-Zal district in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

Provincial governor spokesman Sayed Mahmoud Danish said the militants attacked over the district governor building this morning around 5:00 am, but they were defeated.

At least 6 Taliban fighters were killed and 3 others wounded in clashes with the Afghan security forces, he added.

No Afghan forces or civilian were harmed in the incident.

Taliban has yet to make a comment about this incident, but a Taliban spokesman in a tweet early this morning claimed they have besieged Khash district of Badakhshan.

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