Taliban fighters raided on Gozar and Taghay Khaja villages of Sancharak district that faced with stiff resistance from the security forces and popular uprising.
“The clash between security forces and Taliban continued more than three hours which was pushed back by the security forces and popular uprising,” Zabihullah Amani, Sari Pul governor’s spokesman said.
He said that one Taliban fighter was killed and four others wounded.
Mr. Amani said that a prominent member of Taliban group named “Ahmad Khurshid” who was recently graduated from training centers in “Kata Qala” and “Suzma Qala” districts, was captured by the security forces and popular uprising.
Local officials in Sari Pul say that Taliban were pushed back from these areas and the situation is under control of the security forces and popular uprising.