By Xinhua, Kabul: Afghan police and the US-led coalition forces killed four militants and injured seven others in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan, a coalition statement said Tuesday.
A group of insurgents attacked the centre of Spera district early Monday, and local police fought back, the statement said.
Coalition forces responded with close air support, killing four insurgents and wounding seven others, it added.
One Afghan policeman and one pro-government tribal soldier were wounded, according to the statement.
Khost province has been witnessed much violence of anti-government militants.
Due to rising Taliban-linked insurgency, over 1,100 people, mostly Taliban rebels, have been killed in Afghanistan this year.
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