Taliban Kill at Least Five Security Personnel in Afghanistan

Kabul, Taliban attacks on a number of police checkpoints in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province have left at least five policemen dead, officials said on Sunday.

At least three more were wounded in the overnight attack in Arghandab district, dpa quoted Spokesman for Kandahar's Governor Daud Ahmadi as saying.

At least 40 Afghan security force members were killed on Saturday in attacks across two provinces of Kunduz in the north and Herat in the west.

Source: Saudi Press Agency