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Six Afghan border guards wounded in attack along border with Turkmenistan

Bishkek (AKIpress) - border3 Six Afghan border guards were wounded in an attack on the northern village of Marchak, along the border with Turkmenistan, Radio Liberty reported.

The attack started late on June 4, when militants launched an assault on the village, which is located in Afghanistan's Baghdis province, according to the security chief in the Afghan district, Daulat Mawin.

Several militants were also killed in the clash.

Mawin noticed that the security situation in the region had been deteriorating for several months.

Meanwhile, Turkmen border guards have increased their surveillance and are now flying regular helicopter patrols along the border.

Last year, militant groups started staging attacks, including cross-border raids.

Six Turkmen soldiers have been killed this year along the Afghan-Turkmen border.


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