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Clashes ended in Kandahar city after two days siege

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

kandahar siegeThe militants siege in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan ended on Sunday after security forces shot dead the assailant militants.

A group of suicide bombers on Saturday attacked a police check post in 3rd police district of Kandahar city and took positions inside the residential houses.

Provincial security chief, Ge. Rahmatullah Atrafi, confirmed that the clashes on Sunday afternoon all militants were gunned down.

Gen. Atrafi further added that three policemen were also martyred and two others were injured following the clashes.

Another local security official earlier had said that the militants attacked the police check post with hand grenades and took positions inside the houses.

The operation to eliminate the militants was reportedly delayed to prevent disruption of runoff election in Kandahar city.

The anti-government armed militants have not commented regarding the incident so far.

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