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More Than 20 Afghan Police Reported Killed In Taliban Attacks

More Than 20 Afghan Police Reported Killed In Taliban Attacks

"There were a total of four United States service members injured and all are in stable condition in USA medical treatment facilities", a spokesman for NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said, adding there were no fatalities.

On Monday, four U.S. soldiers suffered injuries as the troops convoy was struck by a car-bombing in the Dand district of Kandahar province.

One officer was injured in the attack, but managed to escape, The Times reported.

A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack left four U.S. soldiers wounded in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Monday, a USA military spokesman said.

In the Western Afghan province of Farah when Taliban jihadist attack on a checkpoint killed eight policemen.

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After no contact was established with the militants, the search operations at both the places were called off. A police spokesman confirmed the death of two militants and added that the operation was still under way.

Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident.

"Our forces resisted until they received reinforcement and air support", said Zia Durrani, spokesman for Kandahar's police chief.

The country's southern provinces have seen a rise in violence against Afghan forces recently.

Farah governor spokesman Naser Mehri told AFP nine Afghan National Army soldiers were killed in two separate attacks in the province bordering Iran that also claimed the lives of at least three civilians.

Earlier it was reported that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation next year will increase the size of its mission in Afghanistan from 13 to 16 thousand people.