Three security personnel were killed and four others were injured in clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban in Arghistan district of Kandahar, a security source said.

Security officials said the clash erupted this morning after a landmine was detonated at the district police headquarters. Militants also carried out a car bomb attack in the area.

Khorhar police chief Ghorzang Afridi said clash between security forces and the Taliban have casualties on both sides, but could not give the number of dead in the opposition camp.

KBAUL: Meanwhile, Javed Malekzai, a national security officer in the Qala-e-Ghaibi area of ​​Kabul’s 7th Security District, was assassinated on Saturday morning.

His family confirmed that unidentified gunmen shot Javed this morning when he was on duty.

Despite ongoing peace talks between the representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, violence continues in the country.


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