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3 policemen, 1 checkpoint lost to Taliban attack in Uruzgan

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3 policemen, 1 checkpoint lost to Taliban attack in Uruzgan

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Dec 31, 2015 - 14:18

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Three policemen have been killed during a clash in the Deh Rawood district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Thursday.

The firefight erupted late on Wednesday when the insurgents stormed police check-posts in in Zartal area, the district chief told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Aminullah Khaliqyar said the assailants also captured one check-post as a result of the gunbattle. Reinforcements have arrived in the area to retake the checkpoint.

Meanwhile, Talibaninfo-icon spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed three policemen including Commander Jan Agha were killed in the attacks.

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