Afghan security forces in cooperation with Afghan commandos battered the Taliban, who carried an attack on security checkpoints in Northern Province of Herat, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

According to the statement, the incident happened when security checkpoints were attacked in Pashtun Zarghoon district of Herat province.

Security forces backed with commando’s aid rebuffed the attacks, killing at least six Taliban insurgents.

The statement did not provide further details.

Taliban have not immediately commented on the claim.


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