Six Policemen Killed in Zabul Clashes

At least six policemen were killed and two more were wounded in an attack by the Taliban in Zabul province on Monday night, local media said on Tuesday.

The incident took place after Taliban militants stormed a security outpost in the city of Qalat, the center of Zabul on Monday.

Reports suggest that the Taliban have taken captive three more policemen.

“The Taliban has taken two military vehicles and weapons with them,” the reports said.

Local officials and the Taliban so far have not commented on the incident.

16 / February 2021