Bodies of five Afghan policeman discovered

November 7, 2010 18:06

KABUL, Afghanistan — The bodies of five Afghan policemen were found in eastern Afghanistan nearly a week after they went missing after an attack by Taliban fighters on the headquarters of the local government headquarters, police said Sunday.

Wardak provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Haq Haqnawaz said villagers discovered the bodies Saturday night in Chek district.

Sixteen Afghan policemen went missing Nov. 1 after Taliban fighters overran the Khogyani district seat in Ghazni province and torched government buildings.

The bodies of four of the policemen were found a few days later in Ghazni city. Another seven are still missing.

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