Two killed in Afghan Taliban attack

At least two people were killed and eight injured Wednesday after Taliban militants attacked a local market in Afghanistan`s Nangarhar province.

Kabul: At least two people were killed and eight injured Wednesday after Taliban militants attacked a local market in Afghanistan`s Nangarhar province.

"Three armed Taliban militants began firing on security checkpoints and civilians shortly after they got off a vehicle in Bati Kot district market," an official told Xinhua.

One police and a civilian were killed while six civilians and two policemen sustained injuries.

"The number of casualties might increase as the battle is still underway," the official added.

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