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4 ALP personnel among 10 killed in Ghazni firefight

4 ALP personnel among 10 killed in Ghazni firefight

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Jan 24, 2018 - 14:43

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and six Talibaninfo-icon have been killed during a clash in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Wednesday.

Mohammad Arif Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in the Rabat locality of the district late on Tuesday night.

He said four ALP members and six insurgents were killed in the ensuing firefight. The attack was repulsed by security forces, the official added.

Abdullah, a resident of the area, confirmed the guerrillas assaulted the post late on Tuesday night. However, he was unaware of casualties.

On the other hand, Taliban’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed four security personnel had been killed and their weapons seized by the militants. He did not provide details of casualties among the assailants.

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