The Taliban terrorist group attacked an Afghan Border Police outpost in the province of Zabul on Thursday evening, killing at least 15 policemen and injuring two others, local media reported Friday, citing sources.
The clashes in the Shemalzai district of Zabul started on Thursday evening and lasted until Friday morning, the TOLO news broadcaster reported.
According to one of the media outlet's sources, about 10 Taliban militants were killed in the fighting. A High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle [Humvee] belonging to the Afghan Border Police was destroyed in clashes.
The Afghan authorities have not yet confirmed the incident.
The Taliban terrorist group recently intensified its activity in Afghanistan. Earlier in the day, at least five Afghan servicemen were reportedly killed in a car bomb explosion in the province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan.
On Thursday, an explosion occurred in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, killing at least three civilians.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team