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Attack in S. Afghanistan kills 4 security personnel

ISLAMABAD, Jan 9 (KUNA) -- At least four security personnelأ¦ including soldiers of Afghan National Army (ANA) have been killed and as many wounded in the attack by Taliban rebels southern Zabul province on Monday, said officials.
The administrative chief of the town, Barat Khan told media that number of rebels attacked security forces check-posts in the Arghandab district of Zabul. The clash continued for several hours in which three policemen and an ANA soldier were killed and four more security personnel wounded, he confirmed.
The official claimed that Taliban rebels also suffered causalities in the battle but had no exact figures. (end) sbk.hb