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Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before being repelled

Ghazni- Afghanistan: Heavily armed Taliban fighters attacked the strategic central Afghan city of Ghazni on Friday, burning police checkpoints and seizing control of parts of the centre before being driven back by U.S.-backed forces, officials said. U.S. attack helicopters and drone aircraft provided government forces with air support. But with …

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14 police officers killed in Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Kabul: In a wave of attacks in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Ghazni, Taliban launched attacks  killing at least 14 police officers, including a district police chief and a reserve unit’s commander, Afghan officials said on Tuesday. Provincial council member Hassan Reza Yusoufi said seven of the officers were killed in …

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