Zabul Clashes: Four Soldiers, 16 Insurgents Killed

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Sunday, 12 July 2015 10:18 Last Updated on Sunday, 12 July 2015 10:35 Written by TOLOnews.com

At least four security force members and 16 Taliban insurgents were killed as a result of fierce clashes late Saturday in southern Zabul, officials said.

The fighting broke out in Daichopan district when a number of insurgents attacked a security post, a spokesman for Zabul Police Chief, Fawad Askari said.

"The insurgents clashed with security forces for more than 13 hours in which all the attackers were killed," he added.

The Taliban have however not yet commented on the incident.

Source : tolonews[dot]com
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