Fighting, bomb kill 17 in Afghanistan
Apr 28,2009 00:00 by UPI

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A clash between police and militants killed 13 people and another four died in an explosion, Afghan government officials said.

One police officer and 12 militants died on the outskirts of Kabul in Musahee near Logar province during an exchange of gunfire, Kuwaiti news agency KUNA reported Tuesday.

In Paktika province, a police vehicle was blown up as it rolled over a roadside bomb Tuesday, killing four officers, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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