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District police chief among 18 dead in Daesh attack

District police chief among 18 dead in Daesh attack

Jun 11, 2016 - 10:54

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five policemenand 13 Daesh militants have been killed in an overnight clash in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Shah Mahmood,police chief for the district, was among five policemen killed in the attack. Six more policemen were wounded.

But according to another source, 11 police officials were wounded. Six of the injured policemen are said to be in critical condition. Khogyani said 13 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in the attack.



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