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15 policemen killed, 13 injured in Taliban attack

15 policemen killed, 13 injured in Taliban attack

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Jul 25, 2019 - 14:05

KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 15 policemen have been killed and another 13 wounded in a Talibaninfo-icon attack in northern Takhar province, an official said on Thursday.

A security official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants stormed a police post in the Tepa area of Ishkaamish district late Wednesday night.

He said 15 personnel of Public order Police and Afghan Nation Police were killed and 13 others wounded in the assault.

The source added the insurgents took away all weapons and ammunition from the police post. The Taliban have not yet commented on the attack.

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