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5 police killed in Taliban attack in Zabul

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5 police killed in Taliban attack in Zabul

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Sep 21, 2017 - 16:24

KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon killed five policemen in an attack in the Shajoy district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday.

The government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News that militants attacked a police check-post on the outskirts of the Shajoy district centre late on Wednesday night.

Five police were killed and two others wounded in the assault and another five policemen at the post survived the attack, the official said.

He said the attackers were pushed back and the post was recaptured after additional forces reached the area.

However, a security official said the rebels took away a pick up vehicle and five Kalashnikovs from the police post.

The Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.

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