6 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

6 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
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  • calendar-gray 12 August 2020

At least six policemen were killed and five others were wounded in a Taliban attack in eastern Nangarhar of Afghanistan on Tuesday, the provincial governor said in a statement on Wednesday, APA reports citing TOLO News. 

The clashes took place in Pachiragam district of the province after the Taliban attacked security checkpoints, the statement said, adding that “three Taliban were also killed and two others were wounded in the attack.” 

The Taliban was pushed back by the security forces, the statement said.

However, the Taliban has not yet commented on the attack. 

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