Sources in Badakhshan’s Faizabad city reported an armed clash in the provincial capital.
According to locals, the clash lasted for about an hour among Taliban forces in and around Faizabad’s first district.
The clash has taken place among Taliban forces in Jurm and Yaftal districts.
Qari Abdul Rahman, commander of the Taliban brigade in Badakhshan, and one of his bodyguards have reportedly been injured in the clash.
Local Taliban officials have not yet commented.
There have been reports of clashes among Taliban militants in the past.
The exact number of casualties in clashes among Taliban members in Badakhshan is not yet known.
Source: Hasht-e Subh Daily