Smoke rises from a residential area where gun battle is going on between Taliban and Afghan forces in Ghazni province, Afghanistan August 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Smoke rises from a residential area where gun battle is going on between Taliban and Afghan forces in Ghazni province, Afghanistan August 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghanistan: Up to 150 Taliban militants suffer casualties in Ghazni

By: MENA
Fri, Aug. 10, 2018
KABUL - 10 August 2018: Afghan police said on Friday that more than 100 Taliban militants were killed and wounded after they attacked southern Ghazni province from four directions.

Four security personnel were also killed and several others wounded as the clashes continued for several hours, Ghazni police spokesman Col. Farid Ahmad Mashal told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Earlier, Mashal said Taliban waged attacks at 12:00 am midnight on security posts soon after entering the city from various directions.

The Taliban had called in fighters from central Maidan Wardak and southern Zabul province and they attacked security posts, the police headquarters and other military installations.
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