Tal­iban at­tacks claim 22 lives

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

Dozens of po­lice and sol­diers have been killed in a wave of Tal­iban at­tacks on check­points in Kan­da­har prov­ince, of­fi­cials said on Tues­day, as in­sur­gents step up as­saults on the be­lea­guered se­cu­rity forces. Matiul­lah He­lal, act­ing pro­vin­cial po­lice spokesman, said 22 po­lice were killed and at least 15 oth­ers were wounded when in­sur­gents stormed var­i­ous se­cu­rity posts in two dis­tricts on Mon­day night.

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