Seven killed in Afghanistan attack

At least seven people were killed and 29 injured Friday when an insurgent group launched an attack on a security check point in Afghanistan, media reported.

IANS| Updated: May 09, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Kabul: At least seven people were killed and 29 injured Friday when an insurgent group launched an attack on a security check point in Afghanistan, media reported.

"More than 100 militants raided a joint army and police check point in Farah province. The security forces responded with intense firing.
The battle left one soldier and six militants dead," a security source told Xinhua.
Among the injured, 11 were security personnel and 19 were from the militant group, the source added.