Security officials have reported that a Taliban attack has been repelled leaving 4 policemen and 16 Taliban fighters dead in Faryab province.
The press office of Faryab Police said in a statement that around 6 Pm on Monday, the armed insurgents raid on the security outposts and the center of the Garziwan district.
The attack was repelled by the responsea of the air force and the resistance of the commando and security forces, according to the statement.
In this battle, 16 Taliban were killed and 8 others wounded. In the course of the fighting, Abdul Samad Garziwani, the district police chief, was killed with three of his bodyguards.