In this photograph taken on November 3, 2015, Afghan Taliban fighters listen to Mullah Mohammad Rasool Akhund (unseen), the newly appointed leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban, at Bakwah in the western province of Farah. [Photo: JAVED TANVEER/AFP/Getty Images]

LOGAR, Afghanistan – At least four People’s Uprising Forces were killed during clashed with the Taliban insurgents in Logar province, local authorities confirmed.

Dedar Lung, Logar Governor, said the clashes begin in Pul Matani area of Pul Alam city in Logar province.

The Taliban raided PUF post in the area at late Saturday night, which killed at least four uprising forces and wounded further a number.

The battle, which lasted a few hours, has been warded off after security forces were deployed at the scene.

Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.

Logar is considered one of the most insecure provinces, where armed Taliban have active influences in some cities.


  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.