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2 ALP personnel killed, 2 wounded in Paktia attack

2 ALP personnel killed, 2 wounded in Paktia attack

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Nov 02, 2020 - 10:54

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two policemen have been killed and two others wounded as a result of car bombing that targeted a security check-post in southeastern Paktia province, an official said.

The attack took place in Neknam area of Rohani Baba district at around 11:00pm on Sunday night, said the district’s administrative chief Dadullah Hotak.

Hotak said the militants also suffered casualties when Afghan forces retailated with mortar shells and the Talibaninfo-icon attack was repulsed.

Police chief Latfullah Kamran said two local police personnel were killed and two others wounded in the overnight attack. Kamran said the clash was still underway.

The explosives-packed vehicle was exploded before reaching the security post and the insurgents also suffered casualties in retaliation, he added.

Taliban have not yet commented about the incident.

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