Taliban Attacks Afghan Soldiers in Farah, Killing at Least 24

(From BBC News)

At least 24 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in the western province of Farah, officials said.

Militants reportedly attacked soldiers who had assembled in preparation for an attack in Bala Buluk district.

The attack triggered a deadly skirmish between fighters from the hardline Islamic movement and security forces.

Afghanistan has seen a surge in attacks in recent months, with militants often targeting state security forces.

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