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Taliban fighters attack Afghan Govt border post (Still can't find Osama)

Around 60 suspected Taliban fighters attacked a border post in southern Afghanistan with heavy machine guns and assault rifles before escaping across the border into Pakistan, a government official said on Sunday.

No soldiers were hurt in the three-hour gunbattle late on Saturday at the Shero Obah Government post on the border with Pakistan, said Khalik Khan Achekzai. About 15 Afghan Government soldiers were in the compound at the time of the attack, he said.

It's not known if any of the attackers were injured or killed.

An additional 100 Afghan soldiers accompanied by about 20 US Special Forces stationed in Kandahar, about 100 km away, were called in to help.


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