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5 local police killed in Chaparhar attack (Video)

5 local police killed in Chaparhar attack (Video)

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Aug 04, 2014 - 11:19

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five local police members were killed after insurgents stormed their posts in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province early Sunday morning, an official said.

Another six local policemen were injured when the insurgents attacked their posts in Hafizan, Gambil and Khan Kalew areas, with the clashes stretching into the noon, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the provincial government spokesman.

He told Pajhwok Afghan News further details about the incident would be available later. He said military reinforcements were on their way to the district when came under a bomb attack, leaving five soldiers and three civilians injured.

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