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Conflict at Police Training Center in ‘Paktia’ ended

17 Oct 2017 Middle East Press

Taliban suicide car bombers and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least 33 people, including the police chief, and wounding 160, in the deadliest of a series of attacks across the country, officials and militants said.

According to the Afghan Ministry of the Interior, the Middle East Press reports, “This morning, a group of assailants equipped with suicide bombers and weapons, attacked security guards in Paktia Province, who are also in the vicinity of the Police Training Center and the Public Police and Security Police”.

The newsletter added, “the first two cars containing bombs were exploded in front of the patrols of security forces in Paktia, following that, five terrorists using the opportunity attacked the public order police.

According to the newsletter, five of the attackers who were the armed Taliban were killed and the war broke out.

Three officials told Reuters that the provincial police chief was among the dead. Both civilians and security forces were among the casualties and a number of ANP officers were also killed and injured in the incident. »deputy public health director Hedayatullah Hameedi said.

Armed Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Original Link: http://middleeastpress.com/english/conflict-at-police-training-center-in-paktia-ended/

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