6 policemen killed in Afghanistan

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In Afghanistan, six policemen have been killed and 30 people were kidnapped and by insurgents in two separate incidents in south of the country.

Kandahar's police chief General Abdul Raziq said today (Wednesday) that a group of insurgents attacked a police checkpoint, killing six police and wounding five others at  the border between Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces.

He said at the same time another group of insurgents wearing army uniforms stopped a bus and kidnapped 30 people, of whom 19 are policemen.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack or abduction.APP/AFP

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