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15 attackers killed, 20 injured in Farah clash

15 attackers killed, 20 injured in Farah clash

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May 26, 2013 - 16:46

FARAH CITY (PANinfo-icon): Fifteen Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed and another 20 were wounded after they attacked police posts in the Purchaman district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.

The clash that began around 11pm on Saturday night continued until Sunday morning, the governor’s spokesman, Abdul Rahman Zhwandai, told Pajhwok Afghan News. At least 20 Taliban attackers were killed in the ensuing clash, he said.

Nearly 100 Taliban men took part in the assault, a member of provincial council and native of the district, Abdul Satar Rahimi, said. The feeling Taliban attackers left behind 10 dead bodies, he said.

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