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Four Police, Three Taliban Killed In Afghan Attack

(RFE/RL) 18 December 2005 -- Four policemen and three suspected Taliban fighters were reported killed overnight in two separate attacks in southern Afghanistan.

In Zabul Province, three policemen and a rebel were killed after a police checkpoint was attacked on the Kandahar-Kabul highway.

The governor of neighboring Oruzgan Province, Jan Mohammad Khan, told AFP that another policeman and two militants were killed in a clash in his province.