About 20 ANA Posts Under Taliban Control: Officials:
Officials said that since Friday's incident, insurgents have sent the bodies of kidnapped soldiers to the local army officials.
Military authorities previously said a total of 28 ANA soldiers were killed including those beheaded as a result of the attacks on Friday night. They added that 10 soldiers were injured and five others were still missing.
However, Badakhshan Security Chief Sakhi Dad Haidari told TOLOnews that 18 ANA and one local policeman were killed, nine injured and nine others were missing.