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At Least 10 Terrorists Killed in Afghanistan Attack

At least 10 terrorists were killed overnight when Afghan security forces repelled an attack by Taliban in northern Takhar province, police said on Sunday.

Updated:April 2, 2017, 5:34 PM IST
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At Least 10 Terrorists Killed in Afghanistan Attack
Afghan policemen stand guard in Kabul. (Photo: Reuters)

Kabul: At least 10 terrorists were killed overnight when Afghan security forces repelled an attack by Taliban in northern Takhar province, police said on Sunday.

"Dozens of terrorists stormed Darqad district centre at mid-night (on Saturday)," Tolo News quoted a military official as saying.

He said three policemen and nine militants were injured in the attack in the district bordering Tajikistan.

Several security towers around the district office building were damaged following the clashes in the province, 245 km from the militants.

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