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Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, kill police chief

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says the stormed a police checkpoint in northern Sari province, killing a and another

Zabi Amani, the governor's spokesman, says the attack on Monday night in district also four policemen.

Amani says the attack triggered an hours-long gun battle and that there are also casualties among the He didn't elaborate.

Meanwhile, a shootout that broke out overnight between police and a man who was being evicted under a court order from his house in the Afghan capital left one dead and six people, including a reporter,

Basir Mujahid, for the police, says roads around the area have been blocked off and sporadic shooting is still taking place at the site on Tuesday.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 15:25 IST