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19 rebels dead in Paktika, Kandahar clashes

19 rebels dead in Paktika, Kandahar clashes

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May 21, 2015 - 18:41

SHARAN/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 19 militants have been killed and eight others wounded in clashes with security forces in southeastern Paktika and southern Kandahar provinces, officials said on Thursday.

Commander Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai, director of the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) in Paktika, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash took place on Wednesday night when dozens of insurgents mounted attack on police check-post in the Spin Keli village of Omna district.

He said five Afghan Local Police (ALP) men suffered injuries in the last night fighting. Talibaninfo-icon have yet to comment on the clash.

Elsewhere, one police and four militants have been killed in series of attacks staged by insurgents on police check-posts in the Mianshin district of southern Kandahar province.

 

Clashes in the district erupted after insurgents consolidated their position in the neighboring Uruzgan and began sending fighters to Kandahar.

 

The governor spokesman Samim Khapalwak confirmed militants’ attacks. He said security forces have repulsed the attacks efficiently.

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