Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

5 border police killed in Kandahar attack

5 border police killed in Kandahar attack

By
On
Nov 06, 2016 - 18:15

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Five border policemen including a commander were after Talibaninfo-icon militants stormed their check-posts in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

A security official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News militants attacked border police check-posts in Sar-i-Ghabargai locality of the Arghistan district late on Saturday night.

He said dozens of militants were taking part in the attack that resulted in the killing of five border police including a commander.

But the governor’s spokesman, Samim Khplwak, confirmed the killing of only one policeman. He said four policemen were wounded in the incident and the attackers had also suffered casualties but no exact figures were unknown.

Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, claimed the fighters killed 13 border police including a commander while confirming the killing of one fighter.

pk/ma 

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update