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Security men among 4 killed in Badakhshan clash

Security men among 4 killed in Badakhshan clash

Aug 29, 2016 - 16:53

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajwhok): Two security officials and as many Talibaninfo-icon militants were killed on Monday during a clash in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.

Two motorcyclists opened fire at security officials at the gate of Dawlatabad district bazaar, killing a policeman and an intelligence official.

Police spokesman Sher Jan Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at 11am during Monday’s special bazaar when security forces were maintaining security for the weekly event.

The two attackers were killed after other security forces retaliated, Durrani said.

Abdul Karim, a resident of the area, said police were checking when came under fire. He said he saw the dead bodies of the two attackers.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.


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