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15 members of uprising force killed in Taliban attacks

22 Jun 2018 - 10:13
22 Jun 2018 - 10:13

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen members o an uprising group have been killed by Taliban in Badghis province, local officials said on Friday.

The insurgents stormed checkpoints of pro-government fighters in Aab-i-Kamari districts before dawn, a member of the Badghis provincial council said.

Mohammad Nasir Nazari told Pajhwok Afghan News the attacks left 15 members of the uprising force dead. A subsequent attack on funeral for the victims killed two civilians.

Haji Saleh Bek, the district’s administrative chief, confirmed the predawn attacks. He said 16 pro-government fighters were killed. The assailants escaped before warplanes reached the scene.

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