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Militant killed in NDS patrol attack in Kandahar

Militant killed in NDS patrol attack in Kandahar

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Jan 29, 2016 - 16:20

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials shot dead one militant and injured another after their patrol came under attack in southern Kandahar province on Friday.

The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) operatives were on a patrol when two motorcyclists opened fire at them using pistols at around 11am, injuring one intelligence official, Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the incident took place in Qazi Ghulam Dahni area of the 3rd municipal district in Kandahar City.

As the attackers tried to flee, the NDS personnel shot one attacker dead and injured another in retaliatory fire, he said, adding two Russian made pistols and a motorbike were recovered from the rebels.

The NDS personnel were in vehicles on the road when militants attacked them, a shopkeeper in the area, Ali Ahmad, said.

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