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Seven killed in Afghan Taliban attack

IANS  |  Kabul 

Three policemen and four militants were killed after extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said.

The attack started after one militant rammed an explosives-lade car into the front gate of National Police (ANP) headquarters at around 6.15 a.m.e, Xinhua news agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying.

The blast was immediately followed by an assault by several other militants in different parts of the city.

A nearby police station and a training centre were also damaged by the explosion.

Twenty-five others including police personnel and civilians were injured.

--IANS

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Seven killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Three policemen and four militants were killed after Taliban extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said.

Three policemen and four militants were killed after extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said.

The attack started after one militant rammed an explosives-lade car into the front gate of National Police (ANP) headquarters at around 6.15 a.m.e, Xinhua news agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying.

The blast was immediately followed by an assault by several other militants in different parts of the city.

A nearby police station and a training centre were also damaged by the explosion.

Twenty-five others including police personnel and civilians were injured.

--IANS

ksk

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Seven killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Three policemen and four militants were killed after extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said.

The attack started after one militant rammed an explosives-lade car into the front gate of National Police (ANP) headquarters at around 6.15 a.m.e, Xinhua news agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying.

The blast was immediately followed by an assault by several other militants in different parts of the city.

A nearby police station and a training centre were also damaged by the explosion.

Twenty-five others including police personnel and civilians were injured.

--IANS

ksk

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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