According to reports, around 200 militants launched the attack on security forces in the vicinity of Ghoryan’s capital city on Tuesday evening
Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for Ministry of Interior posted a message on its twitter account last night stating that security forces have repelled the attack on Ghoryan District.
“Terrorists attack on Ghorian district repelled by Afghan security forces, Herat Police chief with Special Forces have reached Ghorian,” the messaged stated.
This morning he posted another message stating that 15 militants were killed in last night’s battle.
“15 Taliban terrorists were killed when security forces responded to Taliban attack on Ghoryan District of Herat.” Sediqi stated in his message this morning.
Meanwhile, Noor Ahmad Haidarzada who is a member of Herat’s provincial council says that three soldiers have also embraced martyrdom and five others wounded in the clashes.
This was second largest attack of Taliban in Herat province this week.
They attacked Shindand District on Monday but faced mouth-broken response.