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Taliban ambush leaves 5 Afghan soldiers, 1 police dead in Farah

By Sadaf Shinwari - Wed May 08 2013, 4:31 pm

Farah provinceAccording to local authorities in western Farah province of Afghanistan, at least six Afghan security forces were killed and four others were injured following Taliban militants ambush.

A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the incident took place on Tuesday after Taliban militants ambushed a convoy of the Afghan security forces in Karwangah area at Bala Bolok district.

The source further added at least five Afghan national army soldiers and a police officer were killed and four others were injured.

He also added, three vehicles of Afghan army and police forces were completely damaged during incident.

Yesterday’s incident is one of the deadliest attack on Afghan security forces after Taliban militants coordinated attacks on provincial court in this province.

Taliban militants attacks have been rampant since the group announced its summer offensive last week, vowing to target Afghan and coalition security forces and other government and diplomatic institutions.

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