Taliban shoots down Afghan Army chopper

Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct. 9 : Afghan National Army (ANA) Mi-17 chopper delivering supplies to a base near Pul-e-Khumri city in Baghlan province was shot down by Taliban insurgents early Sunday morning.

Quoting sources, Tolo News reports that the crew on board reportedly died in the incident, reports the Tolo News.

However, Taliban has not commented on the incident till now. According to an official, the Taliban meanwhile in a separate attack, captured a security check post in Jar-e-Khoshk area of central Baghlan district.

Official claimed that one soldier was killed and two were injured while three others disappeared in this attack.

Both incidents have come in the midst of ongoing clashes between security forces and the Taliban in Baghlan province.

Source: ANI