KABUL, Afghanistan -- Nine Afghan police officers were killed Thursday in a Taliban attack on their post in southern Afghanistan.
"All the nine policemen performing duty in the security post have been killed in the Taliban attack," a senior police officer in the area confirmed to the Kuwait News Agency.
The assault took place on a roadside in the Nahre Saraj district of the Helmond province.
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