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12 killed in Afghan Taliban attack

IANS  |  Kabul 

At least 12 people, including a district governor, were killed on Thursday in a attack in Afghanistan's province, a said.

"A group of militants attacked security checkpoints in district at 3 a.m., triggering a fierce gunfight which lasted for hours," the told

militants have claimed responsibility and said that they captured the district headquarters.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 11:08 IST
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