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Taliban’s rocket strike leaves 3 policemen dead in Nimroz

Taliban’s rocket strike leaves 3 policemen dead in Nimroz

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Mar 16, 2015 - 18:02

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed in a rocket strike by Talibaninfo-icon in the Dilaram district of southwestern Nimroz province on Monday afternoon.

A local security official confided to Pajhwok Afghan News the policemen were part of a patrol that came under attack on its way to the Gulistan district of Farah.

One police officer and two constables were killed in the attack, which destroyed their Ranger pick-up, the source said, adding the assailants managed to escape.

But Taliban spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahmadi claimed policemen and Dilaram district deputy intelligence chief Najibullah had been killed in strike.

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