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3 border guards killed, 9 injured in Spin Boldak clashes

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3 border guards killed, 9 injured in Spin Boldak clashes

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Sep 21, 2016 - 14:13

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three border policemen have been killed and nine others wounded in a clash with militants near the Pakistaninfo-icon border in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Wednesday.

The gunbattle erupted when a group of militants attacked security posts at the Zero Point of Durand Lineinfo-icon in SraSahano area between Spin Boldak and Shorabak district.

Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed three border policemen were killed and nine others wounded. Talibaninfo-icon insurgents also suffered casualties during the gunbattle, he added.

Khpalwak alleged most of the militants came from the other side of Durand Line to launch attacks on security check-posts in Kandahar before returning to their safe havens across the border.

Meanwhile, the Taliban claimed that security personnel suffered causalities as the fighters captured one post and a security headquarters in the area.Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, the group’s spokesman, said many policemen were killed during the gun battle.

The bodies 10 policemen including a commander were still lying at the scene, he said, adding the attackers captured two posts and 14 weapons. But security officials rejected the claim.

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