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Burqa-clad militants storm Kunduz police post

Burqa-clad militants storm Kunduz police post

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Apr 05, 2016 - 20:56

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two Talibaninfo-icon fighters were killed after they attacked a police post in northern Kunduz province on Tuesday morning, the provincial police chief said.

Brig. Gen. Jangal Bagh told a press conference a four-member Taliban group attacked the police post in Aqtapa area of Qala-i-Zal district.

The attackers wearing woman’s burqainfo-icon entered the post and opened fire, but met stiff resistance from the police, he said, adding two of the attackers were killed and the remaining two were injured.

One policeman was also killed and another was wounded in the clash, Bagh said, adding the wounded militants had managed to escape. 

Allah Birdi, a resident of the area, said the clash lasted half an hour and resulted in the killing of a Taliban fighter and two policemen.

He said a third policeman was wounded in the clash. Birdi asked the government to conduct clearing operations in insecure areas to prevent Taliban attacks.

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