Taliban Attacks Khwaja Ghar District of Takhar Province

Two security forces were injured in an attack by Taliban on Khwaja Ghar district of Takhar province, as per security officials.

Khalil Aseer, the spokesman of Takhar Police Command told Reporterly that Taliban insurgents attacked on Khwaja Ghar district on Tuesday night around 2AM, and as result, two soldiers were injured.

The Taliban attack was repulsed by security forces and the area is currently under control of security forces, he added.

The spokesman of Takhar Governor stressed that heavy causalities were inflicted on Taliban but the exact figure is not clear.

Taliban had also claimed that they had had captured the center of Khwaja Ghar district.

The press office of Takhar province said in a statement that as a result of the ground and air operations of ANDSF and Afghan Air Force in surrounding of Khwaja Ghar district, 15 Taliban insurgents were killed and 10 others were wounded.

Two commanders of Taliban insurgents are also among the individuals killed in the operations, as per the statement.

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