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POST TIME: 11 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Taliban kill dozens in multiple attacks
Al Jazeera

Taliban kill dozens in 
multiple attacks

At least 37 members of Afghan security forces and pro-government fighters have been killed in separate attacks carried out by the Taliban in the country's north, according to provincial officials, reports Al Jazeera.

Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, the head of the provincial council in Kunduz province, said that at least 13 security forces were killed in an attack on a checkpoint in Dashti Archi district, with another 15 members of the security forces wounded there. The firefight began late on Sunday and continued into Monday morning.

Meanwhile, in Jawzjan province, Provincial Police Chief General Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said the Taliban launched attacks in Khamyab district from different directions, forcing Afghan forces to withdraw from the district headquarters.