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Policemen among 7 dead in Nangarhar assault

Policemen among 7 dead in Nangarhar assault

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Jun 19, 2018 - 10:05

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two border police personnel and five Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have been killed during a clash in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Taliban militants coordinately stormed border police check-points late on Monday night and the clash was lasting till 4:00am this morning.

Two policemen and thee Taliban also wounded in the firefight.

Irfanullah, a resident of the area, also confirmed the clash but had no information about causalities.

Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.

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