Taliban attack leaves 7 Afghan police dead
Taliban militants stormed a police checkpoint in southern Uruzgan province in the wee hours of Wednesday killing seven policemen, deputy to provincial governor Khudai Rahim confirmed. "The attack happened in Khas Uruzgan district at 01:00 a.m. local time as a result seven policemen were killed and two others sustained injuries," Rahim told Xinhua.
However, he did not give more details.
Taliban militants who vowed to overthrow the Afghan government and evict NATO-led forces from the post-Taliban country have intensified their activities.
Taliban-linked activities left two security guards of a construction company dead in the eastern Khost province and injured three others on the same day Wednesday.
Furthermore, Taliban-led militancy injured at least 10 civilians in the eastern Nangarhar province and damaged two vehicles of NATO-led forces in the northern Kunduz province on the same day Wednesday.