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Police among 13 dead in Baghlan clash

Police among 13 dead in Baghlan clash

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Jun 26, 2013 - 18:54

PUL-I-KHUMRI (PANinfo-icon): Nine policemen and four insurgents were killed during a clash in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.

Provincial police chief said Lt. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad said the clash broke out after the Talibaninfo-icon attacked a police post in Zamankhel area.

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed 10 policemen were killed and a dozen others wounded during the attack. Two armor vehicles and as many police vehicles were destroyed, he added.

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