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16 killed in Taliban attack on Ghazni City, eastern Afghanistan

Last update: 10/08/2018
KABUL, Aug 10 (Bernama) -- Sixteen people have been killed and 33 others injured after Taliban militants launched a big offensive on Ghazni city, the capital of Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Ghazni province police chief Farid Ahmad Mashal said hundreds of Taliban militants had earlier attacked the police headquarters, national directorate for security and the provincial governor's office.

He did not mention the casualties on both sides but said that the militants had retreated from their positions and operations are underway to drive them out of the city.....

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