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Zabul clash leaves 3 rebels dead as many hurt

Zabul clash leaves 3 rebels dead as many hurt

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Nov 08, 2016 - 12:49

QALAT (Pajhwok): Three Talibaninfo-icon have been killed and as many wounded in a clash in the Mezani district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Tuesday.

Gul Islam Syal, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash erupted when dozens of rebels launched a coordinated attack on several check-posts late on Monday night.

He said the assailants faced with the strong resistance from Afghan National Armey (ANA) soldier’s in the three-hour long gun battle.

Three soldiers were also wounded in overnight clash, he said. But a security official who wished to go unnamed said one soldiers was killed three others wounded in fire fight.

Taliban have not yet commented about the incident. The group, however, claimed inflicting causalities on security forces in Shajoe, Sewri and Shahr-i- Safa districts.

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