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5 policemen found mysteriously dead in Helmand

5 policemen found mysteriously dead in Helmand

Aug 17, 2015 - 15:19

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least five policemen have been found mysteriously dead in their check-post in southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.

Security official who wished to go unnamed said policemen had been killed mysteriously in their check-post in the Sur Godar locality of Lashkargah, the provincial capital.

Sources said that rebels had taken their weapons with them. Police Spokesman Shah Mahmood Ashna said investigations into the incident had been launched.

Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the killing of police officials with the group’s spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahamdi said seven policemen, including their commander, had been killed in an attack on a check-post.



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