5 fighters killed, 2 policemen wounded
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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