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14 militants dead, 19 injured in Khogyani clash

14 militants dead, 19 injured in Khogyani clash

Jun 24, 2016 - 17:28

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fourteen Talibaninfo-icon militants have been killed and 19 others wounded during clashes with Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.

The clashes in Mumli area of the district erupted after militants stormed ALP posts on Thursday, the governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, said.

He said the dead militants included two key commanders. He said the insurgents suffered casualties after other security forces quickly reached the scene.

He said one ALP personnel was killed and three others wounded during the coordinated attack by militants.

A resident of the Mumli area, Abdullah, confirmed the clash and said both sides had suffered casualties, but had no figures.

The Taliban also confirmed the clash on their website and claimed killing 15 security personnel and injuring 18 others.



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