Afghanistan: 14 killed in Taliban attack on police station

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Fourteen Afghans have been killed in an attack by a group of Taliban fighters on a guard post in the Robat Sanji district of Herat province in western Afghanistan.

Herat police spokesman Abdul Ahad Wali Zadeh said in a statement on Thursday that 14 people were killed in the attack, including civilians, in addition to the wounding 10 others.

He added that the clashes resulting from the attack also resulted in the death of a number of Taliban.

In turn, the Taliban announced the killing of 10 security guards as a result of the attack.


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