At least one insurgent was killed and another arrested after a police encounter in Kabul province’s Shakar Dara district on Sunday night.
The Afghan security forces said the insurgents had targeted a security checkpoint in the Mir Bacha Kot district of Kabul from where they were chased until they reached the Pul-e-Sofiyan area of Shakar Dara district.
The army statement said, “One insurgent was killed and another was captured. The Taliban attacked but has been pushed back.”
Rockets were also seized from them.
The Taliban have yet to comment on the attack.