Taliban attack on a security checkpoint in Istalif district

Istalif district security officials said the Taliban had attacked a government checkpoint in the district.

“Clashes between government forces and the Taliban in the village of Khajeh Hassan lasted for nearly two hours, resulting in the wounding of a police officer,” said Wahidullah Wahdat, the district governor of Istalf, on Saturday (July 11).

The Taliban have not yet commented on the allegations.

The Taliban are attacking a government checkpoint in Istalif district as the government releases Taliban prisoners and the Taliban release government prisoners.

Reporter: Shakib Zahir