Kabul : A clash killed 10 Taliban militants and two Afghan policemen in the southern Kandahar province, a local official said Sunday.
Taliban rebels ambushed a police patrol in Shah Walikot district Saturday night, district chief Abidullah told Xinhua.
The clash also left two policemen wounded, he said.
Due to rising Taliban-linked insurgency, over 1,600 persons, mostly Taliban militants, have been killed in Afghanistan this year.
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