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Taliban kill 22 Afghan police in multiple attacks

11 months, 19 days ago
KABUL: Taliban insurgents, some wearing night-vision goggles, killed 22 Afghan policemen in separate attacks on checkpoints over the weekend in the latest blow to the country's beleaguered security forces. Militants wearing the googles…

US airstrike kills 16 Afghan policemen

1 year, 2 months ago
KABUL: A US airstrike killed 16 Afghan policemen and wounded two others in Helmand province, officials said Saturday. The incident took place Friday 5 pm as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements, Salam…

Eight Afghan police killed in ‘insider attack’

1 year, 7 months ago
KANDAHAR: Eight local policemen were killed by their colleagues after they were poisoned in their base in southern Afghanistan, officials said Saturday, in a latest so-called “insider attack”. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the…

US ‘friendly fire’ kills eight Afghan police: officials

2 years, 29 days ago
KANDAHAR: A US air raid has killed eight Afghan policemen in the country's volatile south, officials said Monday, in the first apparent "friendly fire" incident since American forces were granted greater powers to strike at insurgents.