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Seven Taliban, Four Police Reported Killed In Clash

(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.