(ATN News): Safiullah Amiri, the Baghlan provincial council deputy, said that on Tuesday night at 12 am, the Taliban had attacked the centre of Dasht-e Archi district of Kunduz province and killed 12 army men and one policeman, and wounded 8 army men and 4 policemen, adding that 3 army soldiers were missing.
Local officials, however, remain unaware of the attack. This comes as the Taliban said in a statement on January 29 that in the attack, 35 soldiers were killed, and 4 soldiers were arrested by the Taliban.  The Taliban statement added that lots of military equipment were destroyed and ceased.