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2 ANA soldiers, civilian killed in Zabul incidents

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2 ANA soldiers, civilian killed in Zabul incidents

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Aug 03, 2017 - 12:28

QALAT (Pajhwok): Local officials on Thursday said a number of Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and civilians have been killed and wounded in separate security incidents in southern Zabul province.

One official, who wished to go unnamed, confided to Pajhwok Afghan News that Talibaninfo-icon militants stormed ANA posts in Arghandab district on Wednesday night.

The source said at least two ANA soldiers were killed and four others wounded in the assault in the Spin Poti area of the district.

The deputy police chief, Ghulam Jilani Farahi, said a civilian was killed in a roadside bombing in the Khali area of Shah Joi district on Wednesday evening.

Elsewhere in the province, one person was killed during an operation in the Sheikhan area of Mizani district. The district chief, Mullahinfo-icon Zarif, confirmed the operation but said the identity of the man killed was yet to be clear.

Afghan forces also captured six suspects and destroyed six motorcycles and a car belonging to militants. The Taliban, however, have not yet commented on the incidents.

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