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Taliban kills 30 Afghan soldiers in Badghis province

KABUL: At least 30 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban militants in Badghis province of Afghanistan, on Wednesday.

According to governor of province, Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai said that after the 3-day Taliban ceasefire ended on Sunday, it was the first major attack by Taliban militants.

Governor said that Taliban militants attacked on two security posts in Badghis province in Afghanistan a result 30 police personnel were killed.

The head of Badhghis provincial council, Abdul Aziz Bek said that one military Base was targeted in the district of Balamerghab.

He said that large number of Taliban came from several directions, they killed 30 police officials and captured the base.

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