Police spokesman Zabihullah Shuja, a clash erupted between militants and Afghan security forces in Karadak area of Doshi district at around 9:30am this morning.
A resident of the areas Saleem, also confirmed the clash and closure of the highway, saying: “Dozens of militants have arrived to the battle scene and the clash has been intensified.”
A security source, spoke on the condition of anonymity that the clash took place after militants attacked a police official Hassan Kishmi while traveling in his vehicle.
Kishmi was killed in the attack, he said without giving details about other casualties.
Taliban did not comment in this regard yet.