According to local authorities in western Herat province of Afghanistan, at least 3 Afghan police officers were killed following an attack by Taliban militants on a security check post in this province.
The officials further added the incident took place on Friday night at Guzara district and as a result at least 2 Taliban militants were also killed.
District security commander for Guzara was also reportedly killed following the clashes, local officials said.
Provincial security chief Abdul Hamid Hamidi said the clashes started after a vehicle of the Afghan police forces was attacked by Taliban militants in Joi Malan area.
Mr. Hamidi further added at least three Afghan police officers including district security commander were killed following the clahes.
Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the report.