Eight Torkham Border Policemen Killed in Taliban Attack

At least eight border policemen were killed in a Taliban attack on a police check post in Torkham on Monday night, a source told TOLOnews.

The attack took place at about 8pm local time after insurgents stormed the Khaibar check post in Torkham and shot dead eight border police, according to the source.

The Taliban seized all the equipment at the check post. However, reinforcements were able to re-take control of the check post after a few hours, the source said.

Security officials have not yet commented on the attack.