At least six security force members were killed in a Taliban attack on a security outpost.

Local officials told media, that the Taliban carried out offensives on the ANDSF check posts on Wednesday night, in the Charkhab area along Kunduz Highway.

According to provincial officials, a police unit traveling to support an ANA soldier was caught in a Taliban ambush, leaving three policemen dead and five others wounded.

Media reports indicated, that the Taliban captured five Army soldiers and a security base has fallen.

Both Taliban and government security officials have not yet commented on the incident.

This comes as second rounds of peace talks have started in Doha, Qatar.

The negotiating teams will start their dialogues over the agenda on Saturday,  last month, 28-article draft agenda has been handed to the Taliban by the Afghan team and the Taliban had given a 21-article agenda draft to the republic’s negotiators, reports indicated.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.