4-hour clash end between Afghan forces and Taliban in Sancharak district

A 4-hour clash ended between the Afghan forces and the Taliban militants in Sancharak district in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said Friday that the clash took place in the vicinity of Do Aaba area of the district today which ended after almost four hours of clash.

The statement further added that 7 Taliban militants were killed in the clash and 5 other were wounded during the clash which ended at a3:40pm local time.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the clash started at around noon time after Taliban militants attacked a military convoy in Do Aab area but was repulsed after the armed forces received artillery and air support.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that four armed members of the armed forces also sustained injuries during the clash and two vehicles were partially damaged.

The military convoy has now reached to the operations site in the outskirts of Refugees Camp and Township, the statement by 209th Shaheen Corps added.


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