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Afghanistan: Taliban kill 4 police, rockets hit Kabul

Tuesday 24 October 2017, by siawi3

Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1365718/taliban-kill-4-police-rockets-hit-kabul

Taliban kill 4 police, rockets hit Kabul

AP
October 23, 2017

A Taliban attack killed four policemen in southern Ghazni province on Monday, An Afghan official said.

Separately, in Kabul, two rockets fired from the east of the Afghan capital hit inside the city but no casualties were reported.

In Ghazni, police chief Mohammad Zaman said the insurgents targeted a security post in the district of Waghaz. He says along with the four killed, two policemen were wounded in the attack.

Zaman said the attack set off a heavy gun battle that lasted hours. He added that the Taliban were “defeated with heavy causalities.”

Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, says the target of the Kabul attack was not immediately clear.