June 04, 2018
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Taliban ambush Batur Dostum’s convoy in Jawzjan province

By Khaama Press - Mon Jun 04 2018, 11:38 am

Several Taliban militants ambushed the convoy of General Abdul Rashid Dostum’s Batur Dostum in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

Sources close to Batur Dostum confirmed that he has escaped unhurt from the ambush laid by the militants loyal to Taliban commander Mullah Jabar.

The sources further added that the Dostum was travelling on Aqcha highway when the incident took place and as a result two Taliban insurgents were killed.

The sources also added that the several Taliban insurgents were also wounded after the security guards of Dostum responded to the attack.

The deputy commander of Shebarghan Garrison Samad Rahmani confirmed the incident and the killing of two Taliban insurgents during the clashes.

He said the Afghan security forces also confiscated some weapons left behind the Taliban insurgents.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

Jawzjan is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where both the Taliban and ISIS militants are actively operating in some of its remote districts.

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