3 policemen, 1 checkpoint lost to Taliban attack in Uruzgan
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Three policemen have been killed during a clash in the Deh Rawood district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Thursday.
The firefight erupted late on Wednesday when the insurgents stormed police check-posts in in Zartal area, the district chief told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Aminullah Khaliqyar said the assailants also captured one check-post as a result of the gunbattle. Reinforcements have arrived in the area to retake the checkpoint.
Meanwhile, Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed three policemen including Commander Jan Agha were killed in the attacks.
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