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8 security personnel killed in new violence

8 security personnel killed in new violence

Sep 28, 2014 - 12:38

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday confirmed the killing of three policemen and five Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel in different incidents in western Farah province.

Talibaninfo-icon militants killed the three policemen while captured a fourth in Pushtrod district, Jawad Afghan, spokesman for the governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

But rebel spokesman, Qari Yousaf Ahmadi, said they had overrun a police check post, killed four policemen and snatching arms and ammunition.

In Kabulinfo-icon, a brief statement from the Defence Ministry announced five ANA troops were killed in different bomb blasts in the past 24 hours. However, it gave no further details of the blasts.



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