18 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

Kabul: At least 18 Afghan policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked a convoy in Farah province, an official said on Monday.

“Militants attacked a police convoy in Juwayn district on Sunday evening. The initial information found that 18 police personnel were killed,” the official told Xinhua news agency.

He said several police officers went missing after the attack.

Several militants were also killed and injured but their number could not be verified.