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12 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Helmand

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12 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Helmand

Feb 28, 2017 - 11:11

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twelve policemen were killed in the Talibaninfo-icon overnight attack in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday.

Deputy Police Chief Haji Guli Khani told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban attacked a police check-post in the Sra Gudar locality situated in the limits of second police district.

“The Taliban assailants came with silencer guns first killed the policemen on guard and then entered the check-post and killed the remaining security personnel,” he said.

The dead policemen belonged to Khanshin district which is being controlled by the Taliban.

Militants have not yet commented about the incident.



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