Taliban Kill 20 Soldiers in Northern Afghanistan, Official Says

Kabul, A Taliban attack on a military post in Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province left 20 soldiers dead, a local official said on Wednesday.

A number of other soldiers were wounded in the overnight attack in the province's Jurm district, said Mahbob-ul-Rahman Talaat, a provincial council member.

At least six security personnel were taken hostage, dpa quoted Talaat as saying said.

Source: Saudi Press Agency