At least 11 Afghan police officers have been killed in Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan.
A group of Taliban attacked three police checkpoints at the main bazaar of in the district of Farahrod on Sunday morning.
"Eight other police officers were injured and four are missing," Farah province council member Jamila Amini told dpa.
Taliban militants left the area after burning down the three posts and a Humvee, Amini added.
The attacks were repelled with eight militants killed and six others injured.