Local officials in Uruzgan province say 14 security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the Gezaab district of the province.

Zergai Ebadi, spokesman for the governor of Uruzgan told Khama Press, theTaliban fighters had attacked the center of Gezaab district from three directions.

According to Ebadi, the Taliban attacked the center of Gezaab district two days ago, clashes are still continuing.

He added, due to the Taliban group’s threats, telecommunication networks in the district have been cut off and no further details of the attacks are available.

Meanwhile, the Taliban have also suffered casualties in the clashes.

Uruzgan is one of the most insecure provinces in the country, where Taliban fighters are active in its various parts, including the Gezaab district.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.