Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24

Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24
 

At least 24 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the western province of Farah, officials said.
Militants reportedly attacked soldiers who had assembled in preparation for an attack in Bala Buluk district.
The attack triggered a deadly skirmish between fighters from the hardline Islamic movement and security forces.
Afghanistan has seen a surge in attacks in recent months, with militants often targeting state security forces.
Much of Afghanistan's opium harvest comes from Farah province, which borders Iran.
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10 March 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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