6 insurgents dead in Ghazni clashes
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A policeman and six militants have been killed and as many injured in southern Ghazni province, an official said Tuesday.
Abdullah Khairkhwa, Giro district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News a group of insurgents stormed a police check post in the Sheli area in of the town.
In the ensuing gunbattle, a policeman and four militants were killed. He said that four insurgents were injured in the clash in Giro, lying 70 kilometers from the provincial capital.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, acknowledged the loss of two fighters in Mangor. He confirmed clashes in Giro but had no information about casualties.
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