4 policemen dead, 5 wounded in Uruzgan attacks
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Four policemen have been killed and five others wounded during security incidents in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Wednesday.
Police chief, Abdul Qavi Omari, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Taliban attacked security check posts in Deh Rawood district late on Tuesday.
Three policemen were killed and five others wounded. In a retaliatory attack, the militants also suffered casualties but the casualty figures were yet to be known, he said.
Separately, one policeman was killed in a militant attack in Chora district.Lt. Ghaziullah, the town’s police head, said the policeman was killed his way to the post and his gun taken by militants.
Taliban’s spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahmadi claimed the fighters had killed seven policemen and would several others in Deh Rahwood.
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