Taliban militants hand over their weapons after joining the Afghan government's reconciliation and reintegration program, in Herat, January 30, 2012 - REUTERS/Mohammad Shoiab Taliban militants hand over their weapons after joining the Afghan government's reconciliation and reintegration program, in Herat, January 30, 2012 - REUTERS/Mohammad Shoiab

Four Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

By: MENA
Thu, Nov. 30, 2017
KABUL - 30 November 2017: An Afghan official said on Thursday that a Taliban attack has killed four policemen in western Farah province.

Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the attack targeted a police vehicle in the district of Pushti Road, ABC News reported.

Mehri noted that the police were patrolling the district when Taliban fighters ambushed and opened fire on the police vehicle.

There was no immediate comment or claim of responsibility from the insurgent group.

The Taliban have stepped up attacks on Afghan soldiers and security forces but scores of civilians also have died in such assaults.
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