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Taliban suicide bombers attack border police compound in Kandahar

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Khaama Press
Khaama Press
Khaama Press is a Kabul-based independent and non-political news organization established in 2010.

Taliban attack in KandaharA group of Taliban militants launched coordinated attack on a military compound belonging to the Afghan Border Police (ABP) forces in southern Kandahar province.

The attack was launched around 7:00 pm local time in Spin Boldak district, involving at least three heavily armed suicide bombers.

According to the local government officials, heavy gun battle was triggered after the suicide bombers managed to enter the compound which continued until late on Wednesday night.

Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durani said the attack was initially launched with a suicide attack in front of the compound gate with the remaining suicide bombers starting gun battle with the security forces which lasted for at least two hours.

Durani further added that four suicide bombers and two services members of the Afghan Border police (ABP) were martyred in the attack and three others were wounded.

The Taliban militants group claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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