Sunday, May 22, 2011

Another seven policemen were killed in a bloody week in Afghanistan

Kabul .- At least seven Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attacks recorded in the last few hours in Afghanistan, officials said. Four officers were killed this morning when a group of insurgents stormed the building in the direction of traffic police in the town of Khost in eastern Chad, told Efe Mubarez police spokesman Mohamed Zadran.

Zadran said that in the crossfire engaged Taliban insurgents and Afghan policemen were an unknown number of civilians wounded. The attack came hours after three policemen were killed and four were injured when the vehicle they were traveling in crashed last night with a bomb on a road in Obeh district in the province of Herat in western Afghanistan, reported local agency INA.

The new attacks take place after a week in Afghanistan particularly bloody, with dozens of civilians and Afghan security forces killed by insurgent attacks, as part of the spring offensive the Taliban launched this month and is named " Badar. " The Taliban offensive is carried out just two months before next July to start the gradual withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan Ewww, a process that is expected to conclude in 2014, when the Afghan army must take responsibility for security throughout the territory.

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