Taliban kill 16 Afghan police personnel

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Kabul, June 28 (IANS) Sixteen Afghan Border Police personnel were killed after Taliban attacked their outpost in Takhar province on Thursday.

The attack occurred at about 3 a.m. after the Taliban militants surrounded the post located in the remote area of Chah Aab district near the border with Tajikistan, an official told Xinhua news agency.

One policeman was injured and six others were reported missing after the clash, he added.

–IANS

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