20 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban ambush

January 1st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Jan 1 (Xinhua) At least 20 police personnel have been killed in an ambush by Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, a senior official said Thursday.A group of insurgents Wednesday ambushed the convoy of the district chief of Musa Qalat, a region filled with Taliban militants, in a remote are of Hemland province, the official said, adding that 20 security guards were killed in the attack.

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