Deash militants kill 11 in mosque ambush – Afghan official

Afghan security forces guarding a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A minimum of 10 cops and the spouse of a police commander have been killed in an ambush by the militant Deash group in northern Zawzjan province, a provincial official stated. Mohammad Reza Ghafori, spokesman for the Zawzjan provincial governor, stated Saturday that the cops have been ambushed Friday as they have been popping out of a mosque.

The spouse of the police commander heard about her husband being shot and rushed to the scene, the place she was additionally killed.

Deash-linked militants have been energetic in Afghanistan’s japanese areas, however have just lately begun working within the north of the nation as effectively.

In the meantime, the Afghan Inside ministry in an announcement despatched to media stated that round 38 militants, together with 23 Deash terrorists, have been killed in separate operations performed by Afghan safety forces in east and southern areas of the nation over the past two days.

Eight different militants have been wounded and 6 arrested within the operations, which have been performed in districts in each japanese Nangarhar and southern Helmand provinces, the assertion added.

In one other report kind japanese Laghman province, two college students have been killed when a mortar struck a classroom in a college, a information launch from the Training ministry stated.

The assertion added that 5 different college students have been wounded contained in the classroom in Mihterlam, the capital of the province.

It was not clear from which aspect of the battle the mortar was fired, however there have been unconfirmed studies the mortar was fired by Afghan safety forces and missed its goal and hit the varsity, the report couldn’t instantly be verified by provincial or authorities officers.

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