Four Taliban insurgents killed

March 23rd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin  

Kabul, March 23 (Xinhua) Four Taliban insurgents have been killed in a clash with the police in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province, a police official said Sunday. The fighting took place in Shahjoi district Saturday, also leading to the arrest of three insurgents, a police officer said.

Taliban’s purported spokesman Qari Yusuf Ahmadi denied the casualties, saying two policemen were killed in the firefight he said lasted a few hours.

Taliban-related violence has left more than 220 people dead this year in the war-torn country.

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