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2 policemen among 4 dead in Badghis violence

2 policemen among 4 dead in Badghis violence

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Apr 13, 2015 - 13:47

MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Two public order policemen and as many militants were killed in two separate incidents of violence in western Badghis province on Monday, a security official said.

Brig. Gen. Amir Shah Naib, a senior police official in Badghis, told Pajhwok Afghan News the two policemen were killed in Talibaninfo-icon’s ambush in Maqur district.

The militants, he said took away the weapons of the slain policemen who were patrolling in the area.

In central Maidan Wardak province, two militants were killed in Narkh district when the bomb they were planting went-off prematurely, the governor’s spokesman said.

Attaullah Khogyani said the incident took place late Monday night in Karimdad locality of the district.

It merits mention that Taliban and members of Hizb-e-Islami were planting roadside bombs to target each other.

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