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ALP commander for Logar killed in Taliban attack

ALP commander for Logar killed in Taliban attack

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Jul 07, 2019 - 16:57

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon militants killed Afghan Local Police (ALP) general commander for central Logar province on Sunday, an official said.

Didar Lawang, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Commander Sina was killed in in Shash Qala area of Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital, before noon.

Commander Sina, his brother and a policeman were killed and another two policemen were wounded in the attack. Lawang said the incident was being investigated.

Jamshid, a resident of the area, told Pajhwok that Taliban militants fired rockets and hit commander Sina’s vehicle.

He said: “The area is so close to the capital city. The ALP commander and some guards were killed during an hour long clash.”

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