Afghanistan Special Operations

The local officials in northern Baghlan province confirm that a number of Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces have lost their lives in an attack by Taliban militants late on Monday night.

A security source confirmed that 10 Afghan Local Police personnel lost their lives in the attack which triggered clashes that continued for two hours.

The source further added that the attack was carried out in Baghlan Markzai district and as a result five Afghan Local Police personnel also sustained injuries during the clash.

According to the official, at least four Taliban militants were also killed and five others were wounded during the clash with the Afghan Local Police forces.

In the meantime, a member of the provincial has said that the attack left 11 Afghan Local Police personnel dead including one of their commanders.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the clash so far.

The security situation in some of the districts of Baghlan province has deteriorated during the recent years.

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