Taliban suffer severe casualties in Badghis, Afghanistan
Thirty-one members of the Taliban were killed or injured while fighting the Afghan National Police (ANP) in the Badghis province.
Chief Police Commander in Badghis General Mohammad Ayoob told media that the Taliban attacked a police station last night but faced resistance and endured severe casualties.
During the fighting that continued until morning, 11 members of the Taliban were killed and 20 injured, he said.
He added that local residents aided the police during the fighting.
The ANP suffered no casualties.
The Taliban has not made any statements about the incident.
Earlier the Taliban attacked a police station in Bala Morghab in the same province, killing three police and taking 7 hostage.
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