Sunday, May 5, 2013

Afghan police kill 6 Taliban fighters in southern town

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Units of Afghan police ambushed and killed six armed Taliban militants in the southern Helmand province 555 km south of Kabul on Saturday, a local official confirmed.

"Personnel of police laid ambush against a group of armed Taliban fighters in Sistani area of Marja district at noon time today killing six rebels on the spot," provincial administration spokesman Omar Zawak told Xinhua.

There were no casualties on police, he contended. Taliban outfit has yet to make comment.

2013-05-04 18:38:38

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