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Taliban attack in central Afghanistan kills more than 100 security force members

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 22, 2019 12:54

Taliban attack in central Afghanistan kills more than 100 security force members

More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked a military compound in the central Maidan Wardak province, a senior defence ministry official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. A provincial official also said the death toll was over 100. A government spokesman declined to comment. Earlier the government said 12 people had been killed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 22, 2019 12:54