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Seven Taliban, Four Police Reported Killed In Clash


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) June 4, 2006 -- An Afghan official says that four police officers and at least seven suspected Taliban have been killed in a clash in southern Afghanistan.

Asadullah Khalid, the governor of Kandahar Province, says the clash happened on June 3 about 40 kilometers north of Kandahar city.


Khalid also said that police arrested two suspected Taliban militants who were riding in a car full of explosives north of Kandahar city, also on June 3. Police believe the vehicle was meant to be used in a suicide car-bomb attack.


(AP)

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