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11 July, Saturday


At least 14 Afghan security force members killed in Taliban attack

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Taliban fighters stormed an Afghan border post on Friday, killing at least 14 security force members, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks since the end of a brief ceasefire, EDNews.net reports citing TRT News.

Afghan officials confirmed the attack in the early hours of Friday had killed 14 Afghan security force members.

Dande Patan district governor Eid Mohammad Ahmadzai told AFP that 15 security force members and 20 Taliban fighters were killed in the fighting.

"Last night the mujahideen carried out attacks against the newly established posts of the enemy in Dande Patan district of Paktia province," Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said on Twitter.

He said added two Taliban fighters were also killed.

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