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Taliban attack kills 11 Afghan policemen

Taliban militants stormed a police post in Kandahar, killing at least 11 policemen

world Updated: Apr 14, 2008 12:07 IST

Taliban militants stormed a police post in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar overnight, killing at least 11 policemen, a police official said Monday.

The attack in the Arghandab district of the troubled province was the latest in a string of violent incidents blamed on the Islamist rebels, who were toppled in a US-led invasion in 2001.

"One of our police posts was attacked in Arghandab last night. At this point I can confirm that 11 policemen have been killed," provincial police chief Amanuallah Khan told AFP.

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