Clash Between Iranian And Taliban Border Guards in Nimroz Ends, Say Sources

Saturday, 05/27/2023

Tasnim News Agency reported that the clash between Iranian border guards and the Taliban in Nimroz province of Afghanistan has ended.

Tasnim reported that officials from Iran and the Taliban held a meeting to assess the reason behind the clash.

Afghanistan International sources said that some of the Taliban fighters and civilians have been injured in this clash.

According to the sources, eight members of a family got injured by mortal shell in Nimroz province.

Another source said that the number of injured is higher than the reported figure.

According to Afghanistan International’s sources, the Taliban also transferred their injured to the hospital. Pictures show several people in front of the Zaranj provincial hospital.

Sources said that the clash lasted for at least four hours.

Pictures also indicated that Iranian border guards used heavy weapons during the attack on Taliban positions. The Taliban has not yet made any comment on the matter.

Earlier too, Afghanistan and Iran witnessed armed clashes at the borders. Haalvsh News Agency in early May reported that an Iranian border guard had been killed in a clash with the Taliban in the Nimroz border region.

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