Takhar security officials said clashes have been ongoing between the Taliban and Afghan security forces in the Qulburs area on the Takhar-Kunduz highway.
Khalil Asir, spokesperson for the Takhar Police told Reporterly on Sunday, that the Taliban fighters launched an attack at around 4 a.m. in the morning on a joint security base of the police and the People’s Uprising Forces.
The militants also destroyed a nearby bridge to prevent reinforcements from getting to the base.
Asir said that reinforcements have still been sent.
He did not share any details on the casualties.