Taliban kill dozens of Afghan police officers in three-day battle

October 14, 2015 1:31 PM

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As many as 29 Afghan border police officers were killed after the Taliban overran two check points in southern Helmand province, an official said Wednesday.

The police officers were killed after a three-day battle, when reinforcements failed to arrive, according to Bashir Ahmad Shakir, a provincial council member in Helmand province.

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