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4 soldiers lost their lives, 7 go missing following Taliban attack in Balkh

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

At least four soldiers lost their lives and seven others went missing following an attack by Taliban militants in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan.

Adel Shah Adil, a spokesperson for Balkh Police Headquarters, confirmed that the incident took place late on Saturday night in Balkh district.

Adil further added that the Taliban militants attacked a security check post at around 9 pm local time which claimed the lives of 4 soldiers.

He also added that 7 other soldiers went missing following the attack who are believed to have been kidnapped by Taliban militants following the 3-hour clash.

According to Adil, the Taliban militants also sustained casualties during the clash but did not elaborate further.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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