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Afghan Battle Leaves 11 Dead


http://gdb.rferl.org/a59d08e9-871e-4902-abef-c98b3c389f7f_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/a59d08e9-871e-4902-abef-c98b3c389f7f_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) May 26, 2006 -- The police chief for Afghanistan's Ghazni Province says 10 suspected Taliban militants were killed today after they tried to ambush a police patrol.

Abdul Rahman Sarjang says one police officer also was killed during the hour-long battle.

Afghanistan has over the past 10 days seen some of its worst fighting since the demise of the Taliban regime.

(AP, AFP)
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