Five killed in Afghanistan shootout

Last Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 12:20 hrs

Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed when Taliban militants attacked a vehicle in Afghanistan's Laghman province, an official said Tuesday.

"Armed militants fired on a running sedan along a road in Alinagar district late Monday," Xinhua quoted the official as saying.

An off-duty policeman was among the killed, the official said.

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