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PublishDate: Sunday, July 11, 2010 14:18

Roadside bomb kills 4 police in NE Afghanistan

"The bomb organized by militants and detonated by remote control in Kasham district on Saturday claimed the lives of four policemen and injured another, Shams told Xinhua.

Badakhshan, regarded as a peaceful province until early this year, has experienced a few security incidents over the past couple of months.

Taliban militants, according to officials, have penetrated from their traditional base in the south to the relatively peaceful northern region.

Taliban-linked activities claimed the lives of six policemen in northern Kunduz province on the same day Saturday.

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