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Taliban Attack Kills 15 Policemen in Kunduz

The Taliban stormed a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan killing at least 15 policemen in the latest attack by the armed group, an official said on Tuesday.
Taliban Attack Kills 15 Policemen in Kunduz
The multi-pronged attack on the checkpoint in the Ali Abad district of northern Kunduz province began late on Monday and set off an hours-long shootout, according to Ghulam Rabani Rabani, a provincial council member.
Along with the 15 policemen killed, two other officers were wounded in the assault, he said.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the checkpoint attack.


 
Wednesday 23 October 2019 00:17
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