KABUL: Taliban militants attacked a check post in the Afghan province of Nangarhar, killing four policemen.

According to Afghan media, four personnel were killed in an attack on a Taliban check post in Nangarhar province. The local administration has not yet issued a statement regarding the attack, while the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Violence has escalated in Afghanistan over the past few months, with security officials saying 26 people have been killed and several wounded in clashes between Afghan forces and the Taliban in the past 24 hours.