A group of Taliban militants attacked the district governor’s office in Takhar’s Khwaja Bahawuddin district on Thursday night and set fire to the district building, sources from the province said.
However, the commander of north-eastern police zone, Lieutenant General Sher Aziz Kamawal said in a statement on Friday that a group of militants attacked the district governor’s office and set fire to parts of the building.
Kamawal said the militants were pushed back by security forces after they arrived at the area.
He added that three militants were killed and four others were wounded in the attack.
According to him, four local police force members were wounded in the clash.