21 killed in militant attacks across Afghanistan

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At least 21 people, most of them security forces, have been killed in militant attacks across Afghanistan, officials say.Officials said on Wednesday a large group of militants targeted several police checkpoints in Yamgan district of the northeastern Badakhshan province, killing six policemen and wounding three others.General Fazeluddin Ayar, the province’s police chief, said the fighting started late Tuesday and lasted until Wednesday.He said that Afghan army forces were deployed to the region to help police pull back the militants. Five militants were killed in the gun battle.

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