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Clashes leave 10 dead in west

Clashes leave 10 dead in west

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May 30, 2013 - 19:38

HERAT CITY (PANinfo-icon): At least 10 people, including four Talibaninfo-icon fighters, were killed during separate clashes in western Herat and Badghis provinces, officials said on Thursday.

In Herat, four insurgents were killed after they attacked police posts in Shindand district, police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News. Another four attackers were wounded.

In Badghis, six gunmen loyal to two rival ex-jihadi commanders were killed and three others wounded during a firefight, an official said on condition of anonymity.

The clash between gunmen loyal to Ghausaddin and Bismillah was the latest in a series of gunbattles between the sides, he said.

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