KABUL (Staff Report) – In Afghanistan, at least six police officers have been killed after their convoy was ambushed by Taliban in Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province.

The incident happened when the police were on route to the neighboring province of Jawzjan after conducting a military operation in the district.

According to Abdul Manan Raoufi, the police operation chief of the province, the militants attacked the convoy on Sunday night. He added that a Taliban leader was also killed in the gunfight between Afghan police and the militant group.