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URGENT ¥¥¥ Taliban attack on Afghan police kills at least 16: officials

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A Taliban attack on an Afghan police checkpost in the country's troubled east has left at least 16 people dead, officials said, with reports of civilians among the victims.

The details of the pre-dawn attack on an Afghan Local Police (ALP) checkpoint are unclear, and officials said they were investigating how the militants penetrated the post.

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