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Taliban attack kills 2 police in Afghan northern Baghlan province

Xinhua,December 18, 2017 Adjust font size:

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- Two police were killed after a group of Taliban militants attacked a security checkpoint outside Baghlan's provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri on Sunday night, police spokesman Zabihullah Shejah said Monday.

The Taliban militants, according to the official, stormed a police checkpoint in Hajda Kotal area outside Pul-e-Khumri late Sunday night, killing two police on the spot and injuring two others.

Meantime, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Majahid confirmed the attack to the media and claimed four police were killed. Enditem