• publish: 3 November 2019
  • time: 12:22 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 11250

In Badakhshan’s Nusai district, heavy clashes going on between Taliban and government forces

At least nine security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack, officials said.

The Taliban attacked Nusai district of north-eastern Badakhshan province on Saturday and the clash is ongoing, local officials confirmed on Sunday.

The fighting started early Saturday morning after the Taliban attacked the district and fought with security forces, officials said, adding that “at least nine security forces were killed and eight others were wounded in a Taliban ambush.”

“The Taliban are still close to the district government compound and if reinforcements are not sent the district may fall into hands of the Taliban,” according to officials.

The Taliban has claimed the attack.

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