By Shadi Khan Saif
At least 30 Afghan security forces were killed in a coordinated attack by the Taliban in Farah province bordering Iran on late Wednesday, officials said on Thursday.
Shah Mohammad Naeemi, deputy head of the Farah Provincial Council, told Anadolu Agency the rebels attacked a joint station of army and police on the main Herat-Kandahar highway in the Bala
Naeemi confirmed that at least 30 security forces were killed in the late-night assault by the rebels.
There has been an evident surge in fighting in Farah for the past couple of months with the local officials blaming neighboring Iran for fueling insurgency, a charge discarded by Tehran.
The local Tolo News reported Taliban fighters were seen on the streets of the provincial capital, Farah City, as well on Thursday night.
The rebels still claim to possess the bodies of these 25