13 insurgents, one civilian killed in clashes Afghanistan's Kunar region

At least 13 insurgents and a civilian have been killed in a Taliban attack in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province.

Kabul: At least 13 insurgents and a civilian have been killed in a Taliban attack in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province.

In addition, 28 insurgents, seven civilians and a military soldier were sustained injuries in the attack yesterday.

The fierce battle between the Taliban insurgents and security forces took place after the insurgent group attacked security outposts in the district, Provincial Police Chief Abdul Habib Sayedkhili said, reports Tolo news.

Sayedkhili added that the insurgents were driven from the area by the security forces.

He, however, did not provide further details over the attack.

The attack come two-days after the Taliban announced their summer offensive against the Afghan government. 

 

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