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3 insurgents killed, as many injured in Tagab ambush

3 insurgents killed, as many injured in Tagab ambush

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Feb 14, 2017 - 10:47

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Three militants have been killed and as many wounded in clash with police in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Tuesday.

The rebels suffered the casualties in a police ambush in the Babakhel area of the district on Monday evening, police spokesman Mohammad Ayub Yousafzai told Pajhwok Afghan News.

At least 27 villages of Tagab had been purged of insurgents during an ongoing clearing operation, he claimed. Afghan Local Police have been deployed to the villages cleared.

Meanwhile, a resident of Ahmadzai area said: “Security forces are now in control of many important villages of Tagab. On Monday, the bodies of two fighters were sent to Nijrab district, from where they had come to Tagab for fighting.”

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