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2 killed in Taliban attack on police checkpoint in N. Afghanistan
At least two police personnel were killed and two others injured after Taliban militants stormed a police checkpoint on Kabul-Mazar highway in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province Sunday morning, a police spokesman Mahfozullah Akbari said.
The official without giving more details said that investigation has been initiated into the incident.
Meanwhile, a villager on condition of anonymity said the highway connecting Kabul to the northern provinces was closed for a while and security forces launched operations to clean up the area.
Taliban militants are yet to make comment on the report.
[Source: Xinhua, Pul-E-Khumri, 08Oct17]
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