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Afghan district police chief, guard die in attack

November 09, 2020 00:00:00

FARAH, Afghanistan, Nov 08 (Xinhua): A district police chief and his bodyguard were killed in a militants attack in west Afghanistan's Farah province on Sunday, the provincial police chief said.

"The Taliban rebels launched multi-pronged offensive early today to overrun the headquarters of Pusht Rod district, but police returned fire and repulsed the attack. But unfortunately, the district police chief Amanullah Khan along with one of his bodyguards were martyred," provincial police chief Ghulam Sakhi said.

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