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6 soldiers killed in attack in eastern Afghan province


02 September 2019  

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KABUL: Six Afghan army soldiers were killed and three police officers wounded after Taliban militants ambushed their patrol in the country’s eastern Ghazni province Sunday night, a provincial government spokesman confirmed on Monday.

“Armed militants engaged with a security forces’ patrol in Khonyan locality of Qara Bagh district late Sunday night. Six army soldiers were martyred and three local police personnel wounded during the fighting,” spokesman Harif Noori told interntional media.

Several militants were also killed and wounded during the gun battle, but their number could not be exactly specified as the militants evacuated their casualties after the fighting.

(Agencies)

 

Publish Date : 02 September 2019 20:19 PM

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