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Kabul officials: Taliban attacks kill 15 Afghan policemen

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says a assault in northern province has killed 12 members of the security forces and wounded another 10.

Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani, provincial police in Jawzjan, told on Tuesday that the attack took place in district late on Monday.

Jawzjani says the assault was a failed attempt to capture the district. He says 30 were killed and 19 wounded.

says the insurgents are claiming responsibility for the attack. He, however, claimed a higher number of casualties among the The Taliban often exaggerate their claims.

Also on Monday, the Taliban attacked a district in southern province, killing three members of the security forces. Police says five were wounded.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 14:10 IST