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Two cops killed, vehicles damaged in attack.

Byline: Habibur Rhamna Ibrahimi

Two cops killed, vehicles damaged in attack

Habibur Rahman Ibrahimi & Sher Ahmad Haidar - Jun 9, 2008 - 14:01

KABUL (PAN): Taliban militants on Sunday night attacked a convoy of foreign troops and damaged two vehicles while a remote controlled bomb left two policemen killed four wounded in the troubled Maidan Wardak and Ghazni provinces, officials said on Monday.

Syedabad district chief Dr. Muslim told Pajhwok Afghan News the rebels attacked the convoy in Pul area near Sheikhabad Bazaar at approximately 11:00 pm. He reportedly said that two vehicles of Polish soldiers were damaged in the overnight assault.

Having no information about casualties suffered by militants he said a short firefight has also been erupted in the area. However the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claiming responsibility for the assault said their fighters killed eight Polish soldiers and destroyed two vehicles in the attack on Kabul-Kandahar Highway.

Meanwhile, a remote controlled bomb explosion has left two policemen including an officer killed and another four wounded in neighbouring Ghazni province, an official said Monday. Ismail Jahangir spokesman for provincial governor told this news agency the incident took place in Perka area of Khogyani district early in the morning.

He added the four wounded policemen were rushed to the civil hospital and were in a stable condition while one officer and a policeman had been perished in the bomb explosion.


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Date:Jun 9, 2008
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