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District chief survives Taliban assault

District chief survives Taliban assault

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Oct 01, 2011 - 17:09

TALOQAN (PAM): A district chief survived a Talibaninfo-icon attack but his bodyguard was killed in Northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.

The attack on the Yangi Qala district's administrative head Abdul Dayan's residence took place late on Friday night, Lt. Col. Mahmud Hassan, the deputy police chief, told Pajhwok afghan News.

Dayan said unidentified gunmen assaulted his house at around 10pm, killing his bodyguard.

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