KABUL: At least 13 public uprising forces were killed by the Taliban insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, capital of southeastern Logar province, source said on Saturday.
A security source, who was talking on condition of anonymity, said that the militants attacked the security checkpoints on Friday night in Pul-Matani area of the provincial capital.
According to the source, a Taliban infiltrator among the public uprising forces cooperated with the militants. Five other security forces were wounded, the source said.
Provincial security officials did not comment on the incident.