A passenger vehicle ferrying employees of Taliban’s al-Farooq corps was the target of an armed attack in the city of Herat on Monday morning, local sources told Afghanistan International.
Sources added that the incident took place in Police District 4 of Herat.
According to these sources, the clash between the two warring factions continued for nearly half an hour.
Shah Mahmood Rasooli, Taliban’s spokesperson for Herat police headquarters, confirmed the attack and told the media that one of the attackers was killed by the Taliban forces, but two others fled.
Local Taliban officials didn’t provide details about the casualties of the incident. Meanwhile, media reports stated that at least two Taliban members were killed and over 20 Taliban members and civilians were wounded in the attack