Kabul: At least 11 Afghan border protection police officers were killed in Taliban militants attack, according to local authorities in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.
Officials said the incident took place in Shorabak district late on Sunday evening after Taliban militants attacked the security check-post of the border protection police forces with mortar rounds. Commander of the 3rd Zone Afghan Border Police in southern Afghanistan, General Tafsir Khan, confirmed the report and said the attack left 11 border protection police forces dead.
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, a spokesman for the Taliban, said at least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed. In Zherai district, at least two police officers were killed after a member of Afghan Local Police opened fire on his colleagues. Agencies