kandaharAccording to local authorities in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, at least two Afghan border protection police forces were killed following an attack by Pakistani Taliban militants.

provincial security chief, Gen. Abdul Razaq confirming the report said the incident took place on Monday morning around 6am local time, after a group of Taliban militants attacked the security check post of the border protection police forces.

Gen. Razaq further added that the incident took place in Spin Boldak area, leaving two border protection police forces dead and another police officer injured.

He said at least ten Pakistani Taliban militants were killed during the clashes and their dead bodies were taken to the other side of the border.

Pakistani Taliban militants are frequently targeting the security check posts of the Afghan border protection forces in Spin Boldak district, which is close to the border with Pakistan.

It is seen as a major smuggling route for weapons and an infiltration point for militants passing over Pakistan and Afghanistan border.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.