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11 Suspected Taliban Killed In Afghan Clashes

The Afghan National Army conducting an exercise near Kabul on August 12 (epa) August 14, 2006 -- Police and militants clashed in southern Afghanistan today, leaving 11 suspected Taliban and one police officer dead.

Two police were wounded.

Three suspected Taliban were arrested following the fight in a mountainous area of Kajaki district in southern Helmand Province.

Police say they recovered 12 AK-47 assault rifles, six rocket-propelled grenades, and two machine guns.


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