Militants kill at least 17 police in Afghan south: officials

June 13, 2015 10:42 AM

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At least 17 Afghan policemen were killed early Saturday when Taliban militants stormed a security outpost in the volatile southern province of Helmand, officials said.

“Dozens of armed Taliban attacked a police checkpoint in Musa Qala district of Helmand. In the attack, 17 police forces were killed, and three others were wounded,” Helmand provincial police chief Nabi Jan Mullahkhil told AFP.

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