Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 24 police in 2 days

July 31, 2016 9:58 AM

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says Taliban attacks on a district in the southern province of Helmand province killed at least 24 police officers over the past two days.

Kareem Atal, the director of the provincial council, said Sunday that battles between government forces and militants have been raging in the Kanashin district since late Friday, when the Taliban took control.

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