Afghan officers say the Taliban have targeted safety checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, killing a minimum of seven members of the country’s security forces.
Mohammad Noor Rahmani, head of the provincial council, says the insurgents additionally abducted two members of the pressure and left five wounded in the Sunday night time assaults near the provincial capital.
The troops have been answerable for offering safety for gasoline wells in the space.
Zabi Amani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, says four Taliban fighters have been killed in what he stated was a gunbattle that lasted several hours.
Nobody immediately claimed duty for the attack, but provincial officers blamed Taliban insurgents who are lively in the province and have repeatedly focused Afghan security forces.