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10 militants, 4 policemen killed in Paktika

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Ten Taliban insurgents and four policemen were killed in different incidents in Paktika province.

Foreign troops had killed 10 militants and injured several others during an operation carried out in Marzak area of Naki district, a local news agency reported on Monday.

A security official told Pajhwok, on the condition of anonymity, that the killed insurgents included four Arab citizens, their translator and the remaining five were from South Waziristan Agency.

An insurgent was arrested and two vehicles were destroyed in the late night operation.

Spokesman of the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid, said that in the operation three US soldiers, three Taliban fighters and a civilian were killed.

In another incident last night in Khoshamand district of Paktika, four policemen were killed when the militants attacked police check-post.

Zabihullah Mujahid said the militant group has attacked a security check-post in Jamjami area where four cops were killed and three others injured.

Spokesman to the provincial governor, Nabiullah Perkhel, confirmed the attack and killing of four policemen. He said that one policeman was also injured in the attack.

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