Afghan security officials in Kandahar have said that nine Police soldiers were killed in Shah Wali Kot district of the province.
The deputy spokesman of Kandahar Police, Abdul Basir Khaksar told Reporterly, “Nine soldiers were killed in Shah Wali Kot district. But it is still unclear whether they were killed by Taliban infiltrators or in a clash in the area.”
According to Khaksar, the investigations have started regarding the incident and further details will be shared soon.
In the meantime, the Taliban group in a tweet has claimed that two infiltrators of the group have killed nine Afghan soldiers in Sayfullah base at the Damani area and have taken 7 weapons, 1 minesweeper device and 4 night-vision cameras.