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5 fighters killed, 2 policemen wounded

5 fighters killed, 2 policemen wounded

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May 25, 2011 - 15:05

KUNDUZ CITY (PANinfo-icon): Five Talibaninfo-icon were killed and two policemen were wounded during a clash in the northern province of Kunduz, an official said on Wednesday. 

The firefight occurred late on Tuesday when a police vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Char Saraka area of the Dasht-i-Archi district.

Two policemen were slightly injured and their vehicle destroyed, Sheikh Sadruddin, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Sahib Khan, a resident of the area, said two fighters were killed in the clash.

Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, claimed five policemen were killed and seven others injured.

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