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Afghan battle kills 16 militants in eastern Ghazni province

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

GHAZNI, Afghanistan, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Up to 16 militants have been killed and 13 more insurgents sustained injuries as a clash flared up between security forces and Taliban in Muqar district of Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, provincial police chief Mohammad Zaman Khosti said Tuesday.
The clash, according to the official, erupted after Taliban fighters ambushed a police patrol in Ali Khil area of Muqar district on Monday evening and police retaliated triggering gun battle and lasted for hou ...