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3 policemen, an insurgent killed in Samangan

3 policemen, an insurgent killed in Samangan

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Apr 08, 2016 - 17:49

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Three policemen and a militants’ commander were killed and four other insurgents wounded during a clash erupted as the militants attacked a police checkpoint in northern Samangan province, an official said on Friday.

Three police officers were killed as rebels attacked their checkpoint at 1:30am in the Rabata area on the outskirts of Aibak, the provincial capital, the police spokesman, 2nd Lt. Munir Rahimi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A group leader of the attackers was killed and his four other fighters were wounded in exchange of firings, he said adding the attackers took, five Kalashnikovs and two pistols with themselves.

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