Taliban briefly overrun east Afghanistan district

The Taliban temporarily overran an area seat in eastern Afghanistan, torching administration buildings and capture police officers after an intense fight, officials said Monday.

The government was back in manage of Ghazni province's Khogyani district headquarters a few hours later, said center Taliban Ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary, who did not have any in sequence on casualties.

Narrow police Chief Mohammad Yasin, who wasn't there during the harass, said government buildings were capture and set on fire.

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