22 Afghan po­lice­men killed in Tal­iban raids

The New Indian Express - - FRONT PAGE -

Dozens of Afghan po­lice and sol­diers have been killed in a wave of Tal­iban at­tacks on check­points in Afghanistan, of­fi­cials said Tues­day, as in­sur­gents step up as­saults on the be­lea­guered se­cu­rity forces. “I can con­firm that last night...we lost 22 brave po­lice­men,” Kan­da­har gov­er­nor spokesman Qu­drat Khush­bakht said. He added that 45 mil­i­tants were killed in the skir­mish.

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