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Policeman dead, 2 injured in Helmand firefight

Policeman dead, 2 injured in Helmand firefight

May 17, 2017 - 14:59

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and two other security personnel were wounded during overnight clash in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, an official said.

Governor Spokesman Umar Zwak told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash erupted when the Talibaninfo-icon stormed police check-posts in Loe Bagh area on Tuesday night.

Taliban confirmed the clash.

Separately Special Forces destroyed four training centres of the Taliban in the Garamser district during overnight raid.

Zwak acknowledged the overnight raid but there was no information about the Taliban casualties.


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