TUNISIA, April 2. /Offset. TASS Alexey Merkulov/. The Afghan security forces repelled the attack of militants of the radical movement “Taliban” (banned in Russia) in Takhar province in the North of the country. As reported by General of the Ministry of interior of the Republic of Shir Aziz Kamawal, as a result of clashes were killed 10 Taliban.

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“Dozens of militants attempted to attack on the district center Darqad (Darqad, about 245 km North of Kabul, near the border with Tajikistan) in the middle of the night. Security officials gave the attackers back, after several hours of heavy fighting, managed to kill 10 militants, nine more got wounds, – said the employee of the interior Ministry, the Agency “Xinhua”. – During the attack wounded three police officers” .

According to experts, recently there has been a significant strengthening of the positions of extremists in the Eastern and southern Afghan provinces, Logar, Nangarhar, Helmand, and on the North of the country – in Kunduz, Jawzjan and Parwan. In this increasingly allegiance to the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) swear by warlords and militants movement “Taliban”.