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Afghanistan: Seven Taliban militants die in Herat clash

Afghanistan: Seven Taliban militants die in Herat clash

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Jun 2018, 08:31 am

Kabul, Jun 25 (IBNS): Seven militants affiliated with the Taliban group have been killed during a clash with Afghan soldiers in the country's Herat province, reports said.

During the fight, three soldiers too succumbed to injuries, local Tolo News reported.

The incident took place on Sunday and started in Chishti Sharif district of the province.

According to local officials, the militants ambushed the security forces while trying to take control over the area.

Among the deceased servicemen, two belonged to the Afghan National Army and one was a member of the Afghan National Police.

The Taliban is yet to comment on the report.