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Gunmen Storm Police Station West of Afghanistan, Five Killed

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7Dnews London

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 17:00 GMT

Gunmen attacked police station in Herat city in the west of Afghanistan Friday 11th January, ToloNews, an Afghan media network has reported.

Spokesman of Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Najib Danish confirmed the attack and said security forces are clearing the area of attackers. 

Two policemen, three civilians and one of the attackers were killed in the attack, Herat governor’s spokesman Jailani Farhad said. 

Herat is one of Afganistan's largest city located in the west border region with Iran.

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