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25 policemen killed in overnight Zabul clash

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25 policemen killed in overnight Zabul clash

May 21, 2017 - 11:01

QALAT (Pajhwok): Twenty four national and Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and five others wounded in the Shahjoy district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Sunday.

Governor Bismellah Afghanmal told Pajhwok Afghan News militants attacked police check-post Saturday night on Kandahar-Qalat Highway.

He said militants also suffered casualties but there was no exact information available.

Afghanmal said fresh forces had been dispatched to the area and periodical gun fires could be heard.

Talibaninfo-icon takes responsibility of these attacks.



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