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In Afghanistan, seven policemen died in a Taliban attack on checkpoint

Seven police officers killed in the attack of militants of the radical Taliban on a checkpoint in Farah province in the West of the country, said RIA Novosti the representative of the local police Mohibulla a Mohib.

According to the police, clashes with militants continued until Thursday evening. The fighting was also eliminated seven of the attackers.

An unnamed source in the security forces told RIA Novosti that the attack injured three police officers.

The Taliban have not yet issued statements about the attack.

The confrontation between government forces and militants of the radical movement "Taliban" in Afghanistan continues, despite efforts to launch the peace process. At the end of February at a ceremony in Qatar, the US and the Taliban signed their first for more than 18 years of war a peace agreement, which provides for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in 14 months and the beginning of an intra-Afghan dialogue in March after a transaction for the exchange of prisoners.