In Afghanistan 19 soldiers were killed during the attack of the Taliban

At least 19 Afghan army soldiers were killed and another five wounded in an attack by militants of the radical movement "Taliban" (banned in Russia) for the positions of government forces in the night of Monday in the province of Takhar in Afghanistan. This was reported by TOLOnews TV channel with reference to the representative of the Governor of the province.

According to him, currently the situation is under control of the security forces.

Information on the status of victims is not given.