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Taliban Attack Kill Six Soldiers in Ghazni

(Last Updated On: June 28, 2019)

The Taliban Insurgents attacked Deh Yak district of central Ghazni province, killing six Afghan security forces, local officials said on Friday.

Ghulam Sakhi Zabuli, a member provincial council told Ariana News that the militants stormed the district on Thursday night.

Zabuli said, as a result, at least six Afghan soldiers were killed and seven others wounded.

However, the Taliban claimed in a statement that their fighters have captured the Deh Yak police headquarters adding that 35 security forces including the district police chief have been killed.

Meanwhile, Khaled Wardak, the police chief of Ghazni rejected the Taliban claim adding that the district is under control of government forces.

On May 27, Afghan security forces retook control of Deh Yak district after a year from the Taliban militants.

Ghazni is among the volatile provinces in the central part of Afghanistan where the insurgents are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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