Code 40236
PublishDate: Monday, December 6, 201012:15

Police shoot dead 2 suspected insurgents in S Afghanistan

Police in Taliban birthplace Kandahar in south Afghanistan shot dead two suspected insurgents on Monday, provincial police chief Khan Mohammad Mujahid said.

"Two men riding a motorbike in Kandahar city the capital of same name Kandahar province were asked by police to stop but they refused and instead opened fire by pistol this morning. Police in retaliation returned fire killing both on the spot," Mujahid told Xinhua.

He also confirmed that a police constable sustained slight injuries in the firefight, adding "both the men were terrorist."

Kandahar the birthplace of Taliban has been the scene of increasing militancy over the past couple of years.

Your comment

Related posts

Latest news