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6 policemen killed in Taliban attack on Zabul checkpoint

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6 policemen killed in Taliban attack on Zabul checkpoint

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Jul 28, 2018 - 13:52

QALAT (Pajhwok): Six policemen manning a security check-post have been killed in a Talibaninfo-icon attack in the capital of southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.

A security source, whishing anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants stormed the security check-post on the Kabulinfo-icon-Kandahar highway in the limits of Qalat late Friday night.

He said six police personnel were killed and their weapons and ammunition seized. The source said the insurgents also suffered casualties but he was unaware of exact figures.

On the other hand, the Taliban claimed killing 10 policemen in the overnight attack.

sa/mud

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