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6 policemen killed, 4 wounded in Kabul firefight

6 policemen killed, 4 wounded in Kabul firefight

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Jul 04, 2018 - 14:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Six police personnel have been killed and four others wounded during a clash with Talibaninfo-icon militants in Sarobi district of capital Kabul, an official said on Wednesday.

Hashmatullah Stanekzai, the spokesman for 101 Asmai Police Zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News insurgents stormed security check-posts in Naghlo locality of the district late on Tuesday night.

He said 10 policemen were suffered causalities but he had no exact figures about the dead and wounded.

He said that Daud Amin had traveled to the area and started investigation into the incident.

However, some others security officials said six policemen were killed and four others wounded in the Taliban attack.

A resident of the area, who wished to go unnamed, also confirmed the overnight attack on security check-points but did not provide further information.

On the other hand, Zabihullah Mujahid the Taliban spokesman claimed killing six policemen and wounded five others in the nighttime stormed and took away all the weapons and ammunitions of the security forces with themselves.

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