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Insurgents attack checkpoint in Afghanistan, kill 4: police

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says insurgents have killed at least four police in an attack on a checkpoint.

Arif Noori, for the in the eastern province, says five other police were wounded in the attack late Saturday. He says the militants opened fire on the checkpoint and then targeted reinforcements with a roadside bomb.

No one has claimed the attack, but the are active in the area and control large parts of the province.

The stormed a government compound in another part of late Thursday, killing 15 people, including three senior local officials.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 12:30 IST