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Official: Taliban fighters storm Afghan army post, kill 9

AP  |  Kabul 

officials say fighters have stormed a security post, killing nine soldiers in a western province.

Spokesman for the governor of Farah province Mohammad Naser Mehri said today the militants stormed a security post killing nine soldiers and wounding four other soldiers.

The took place last night in Pusht Road district. The intense, four-hour gun battle included the use of artillery against the

Mehri says war planes were deployed and 17 fighters were

Last Thursday a on a military compound left 43 soldiers lead in southern Kandahar province.

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First Published: Wed, October 25 2017. 12:42 IST