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5 policemen dead in attack on Shah Walikot post

5 policemen dead in attack on Shah Walikot post

Dec 07, 2016 - 12:59

ANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents stormed a security check-post in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, killing five policemen and wounding three others, an official said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred on the Kandahar-Uruzgan highway in Shah Walikot on Tuesday night.The district chief, Haji Abdul Ghani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the rebels attacked a newly established point in Kandosar area.

He added the attack resulted in the killing of five policemen and injuries to another three and the rest of police personnel at the station were pushed back to another post.

The attackers also had suffered casualties, he believed, but did not know specific figures.Shah Walikot is one of Kandahar’s northern districts where insurgentattacks have increased recently.

Elsewhere, militants attacked a security check-post in Arghistan district. One Afghan Border Police (ABP) member was killed and two others were wounded.

The Kandahar governor’s spokesman, Samim Khpalwak, said insurgents stormed the security post in Bala Zherai area of the district. Both sides suffered casualties.


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