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Afghan Taliban Militants Reportedly Kill Three Turkmen Border Guards

Taliban militants in Afghanistan have reportedly killed at least three Turkmen border guards in the northwestern province of Baghdis.

A spokesman for the provincial governor told RFE/RL that the incident took place late on February 26 while the Turkmen border guards were patrolling the border between the two countries.

There has been no official confirmation of the incident by Turkmen officials yet.

The Taliban has also not confirmed the attack.

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