Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

2 policemen killed, as many wounded in Sangin attacks

2 policemen killed, as many wounded in Sangin attacks

Jan 16, 2015 - 17:55

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two policemen have been killed and two others wounded in the Talibaninfo-icon attacks in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.

Sangin police chief Col. Hamdullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the police casualties resulted from overnight assaults on four police posts in the district.

The coordinated attacks triggered an hour-long firefight between the two sides, according to the officials, who said nothing about Taliban’s casualties.

Meanwhile, Taliban spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahmadi claimed the fighters had killed and wounded many policemen in Sangin and snatched at least five weapons from them.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.




Twitter Update