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PublishDate: Saturday, August 29, 2009 12:53

6 Taliban killed, 13 more wounded in Farah

"A group of armed Taliban fighters raided police checkpoint in Pashtrod district Friday and police encountered," provincial police chief Faqir Ahmad Askar told AVA.
He said the gun battle backed by international forces helicopter gun ships lasted several hours, and as a result six rebels were killed.
The police chief also added that 13 militants and one police constable got wounded in the firefight.
Taliban militants, who have intensified their activities against government interests, have yet to make comment.

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