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2 police shot dead in Kandahar City

2 police shot dead in Kandahar City

Dec 08, 2013 - 18:20

KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon):  Two policemen were gunned down on Sunday by suspected militants in a hit-and-run attack in this capital city of southern Kandahar province, the Talibaninfo-icon’s birthplace, an official said.

The incident took place in the jurisdiction of the 9th police district around 10am, police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the assailants had escaped, but a manhunt was underway to capture them.

There has been no word on the incident from the Taliban.

Durrani said the attack came at a time when search operations had been launched in various districts of the province.

So far dozens of landmines, weapons and ammunitions have been seized as a result of the operations, he said.



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