20 Afghan border troops killed in Taliban attacks

Vastavam web: Afghan officials say at least 20 Afghan border troops have been killed in a Taliban attack on their base in western Farah province. Abdul Samad Salehi, a provincial council member, says more than 45 border forces were at the base in Posht Koh district; only three of them could reach a nearby village, rest of them are either killed or arrested by the Taliban. At least 20 soldiers were killed and similar number were missing, most probably arrested by Taliban, said a senior army official said, who was not authorised to speak with the media.