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Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints

Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints

At least eight government forces were killed and nine others wounded in overnight Taliban attacks at security checkpoints in Afghanistan's south-eastern province of Paktia, officials said on Saturday.

Taliban attacks on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan kill 13

Taliban attacks on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan kill 13

At least 13 Afghan security forces were killed and several more injured when Taliban fighters attacked security checkpoints in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.

Afghan Taliban fighters close in on provincial city

Afghan Taliban fighters close in on provincial city

A Farah government official and several residents said security forces were engaged in police districts two and three, around 4 km from the city centre.