Nine police personnel died in an attack on a police post in the Shahr-e-safa district of Afghanistan's Zabul province on Saturday.
Confirming the deadly attack, a member of the provincial council, Ata Jane Hakkayan, said that the attack was was carried out Saturday. After the assassination of police personnel in the attack, the attackers ran away from the area.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organization Taliban has confirmed the incident and claimed in a statement that eight security personnel have been killed in this and one has bee captured alive.
It was told in the statement that seven Taliban supporters were involved in the attack and they all joined the Taliban organization in the vicinity of Shahr-e-safa district. The police of Zabul province have not given any statement on the attack.