70 killed in Afghanistan clashes

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

In­creas­ing mil­i­tancy and counter-mil­i­tancy have claimed the lives of over 70 peo­ple in Afghanistan since Satur­day, of­fi­cials said on Sun­day. In the lat­est wave of bloody clashes be­tween se­cu­rity forces and Tal­iban in­sur­gents in Aqcha, Jawz­jan prov­ince, 16 peo­ple in­clud­ing nine mil­i­tants and seven se­cu­rity per­son­nel were killed, dis­trict gover­nor Ghu­lam Sakhi Sub­hani said.

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