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Mar 02, 2019
20 security forces suffer casualties in Sar-i-Pul attack
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): At least 20 security forces suffered casualties in a Taliban ambush in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Saturday.
The rebels attacked a security forces convoy in Sancharak district on Friday, said Naqibullah Daqiq, the district’s administrative chief.
He told Pajhwok Afghan News that 11 security personnel were killed and four others wounded in the assault. He claimed 30 rebels were killed and several others wounded in retaliatory gunfire.
Meanwhile, a local source revealed that 18 security personnel were killed and a number of others wounded. He had no information about fatalities among the rebels and said the militants set alight several military vehicles.
The insurgents also claimed inflicting heavy casualties on the security forces and capturing 13 personnel and eight tanks.
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