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Taliban and Iranian border guards exchange fire in Nimruz Province

Taliban forces and Iranian border guards exchanged gunfire for at least four hours on the Abrisham Bridge, near the city of Zaranj in Nimruz province, on Tuesday. The exchange ended after negotiations on both sides. There were no reports of casualties. The incident took place after Iranian forces opened fire on two trucks that were carrying contraband fuel and the truck driver of one of the trucks did not stop. A second truck was forced to stop and the driver was beaten up. This event took place on 10/18/2022 at the following location: Zaranj, Afghanistan.

Incident Type: Military Conflict

Event Type: Gun fire

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0