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Uruzgan clash leaves 27 militants dead

Uruzgan clash leaves 27 militants dead

May 16, 2016 - 21:20

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Twenty-seven militants have been killed during a clash with security forces in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.

The governor’s spokesman, Dost Mohammad Nayab, told Pajhwok Afghan News insurgents attacked the Charchinu district centre from different directions on Sunday night.

Police and other security forces repelled the attack and forced the militants to flee, he said, adding at least 27 insurgents were killed and another 12 wounded.

One security personnel was also killed and two others were wounded during the clash, said Nayab, who informed about another insurgent attack the same night in Chora district but there were no casualties.

The provincial council head, Abdul Karim, confirmed the Charchinu attack and said the road leading to the district remained blocked, causing great inconvenience for residents.

He asked the central government to give special attention to the security situation of Uruzgan province.



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