World Bulletin / News Desk
Armed clashes between Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces killed 13 people and wounded 15 others in the northern province of Faryab on Friday.
The violence ensued after security forces staged an attack on the Taliban fighters as they were organizing an attack, according to a security command center spokesman Muhammed Reza.
Noting that four important Taliban commanders were among the dead, Reza said seven Taliban, three soldiers and three civilians had been killed.
He added that the nearly one hundred Taliban members in the area were trying to gain control of Almar town.
On the other hand, Taliban spokesman Qari Yusuf Ahmadi claimed 23 soldiers, two Taliban and 13 civilians had been killed and another 35 soldiers wounded.
Last Mod: 02 Kasım 2013, 11:14