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6 die as rival warlords clash in Baghis

05 January, 2013

HERAT/ASADABAD: At least six people were killed during a clash between two warlords in Jawand district of Badghis province today, security sources said Friday.

The clash erupted this noon when armed supporters of two unauthorised commanders exchanged fire, a security official who wished not to be named told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP).

He said five people were killed from one group and one from the other, adding one party was hailing from Meelnaw village while another from Badal village.

The security official said fighting was ongoing.

Meanwhile, Taliban attacked Afghan forces in Dangam district of Kunar province yesterday, injuring six troops, police said Friday.

Sher Wali Samim, spokesman for Kunar police, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that Taliban attacked a patrol of security forces in Daobandi area of Dangam district yesterday's afternoon.

He said six security men including three Afghan National Army (ANA) troops, two police and an operative of National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghan spy agency, were wounded in the attack, adding the injured were taken to hospital.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack and told AIP that two Afghan National Army (ANA) commanders among several troops were wounded.

He said several vehicles of security forces were also destroyed.

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