Border police personnel among 5 found dead in Paktia
GARDEZ/KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten people including four border policemen have been killed in different parts of the country during the past 24 months, officials said on Wednesday.
The bodies of the four policemen and one civilian were found in the Dand-i-Patan district of southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday morning, the police chief said.
Brig. Gen. Zalmai Oryakhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the corpses were recovered in Moqbil Dara area. The policemen had gone home in Kurram Agency across the Durand Line.
The police chief had no idea where actually the policemen were killed and by home. With an investigation into the incident ongoing, the bodies were sent to Kurram.
In Kabul, the Ministry of Interior said five Taliban were killed by the roadside bomb they were planting in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province. Another militant died in a similar incident in Tirinkot, the capital of Uruzgan province.
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