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Taliban Governor Among 14 Killed in Afghanistan Clashes

AP Editors Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 14 Taliban fighters, including the shadow governor of the northern Baghlan province, have been killed in heavy fighting with Afghan forces, officials said Wednesday.

Amir Gul Hussainkhil, the deputy provincial police chief, said Afghan security forces launched a large-scale attack on the insurgents the night before in the western part of the province, setting off five hours of intense fighting and killing Taliban shadow governor Mawlavi Lal Mohammad. ...

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