Taliban attacks security check post in Helmand.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Taliban militants last night raided a police
check post, making all the police present on duty hostage in capital
city Lashkargah of insurgency-plagued southern Helmand province.
Provincial Governor's Spokesman, Mohammad Daud Ahmadi told Pajhwok
Afghan News on Tuesday the incident happened in Bolan area of the city.
Without mentioning the exact number, Ahmadi said Taliban had taken away
all the police present at the the post. Deputy Police Chief, Colonel
Kamaluddin confirming the incident told this news agency investigation
had been launched to probe into the incident. However, a local on the
condition of anonymity told this agency Taliban have abducted four cops
with their vehicle. A purported Taliban spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
said five cops and one of their vehicles had been captured as a result
of the attack.
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