November 15th, 2010
02:45 PM ET

Taliban attack kills 8 police officers in Afghanistan

Eight officers were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province when Taliban forces attacked a police post Sunday evening, a local official told CNN on Monday.

Hamdullah Danishi, deputy governor of Kunduz province, said the police officers were killed in the Qalai Zal district.

Seven of the eight officers were "Arbaki," members of a local pro-government tribal militia, he said.

The Taliban have retreated from the area, and the police post is still manned, Danishi said.

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  1. USMC Forever

    Hey Karzi, these are your "Taliban Brothers" that are killing your Police Officers. You get out more often in the field so you can fix this and correct this problem with your "Taliban Brothers" eh, traitor???

    November 18, 2010 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  2. USMC Forever

    You make me sick you traitor P.O.S. why don't you get out of our country you turn coat and move to Pakistan you P.O.S.?

    November 16, 2010 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
  3. U.S Student

    It is a shame when attacks like this happen, It is a positve that the Afghan forces have held the region and that the attackers have since fled the region. It goes to show that people who are fighting for freedom will not allow a bully to push them around. Good on ya, afghan force's.

    November 16, 2010 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
    • Onesmallvoice

      Except that we're the bullies over there and I hope that they don't let the NATO countries take over so easily. In order to stop the bullying,we'll need a Vietnam like ending since it's only through our defeat we left Vietnam! Wise up!

      November 16, 2010 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
      • Travis

        Good post,Onesmallvoice. Thank you.

        November 16, 2010 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
      • Onesmallvoice

        Who asked you travis don't be such a suck-up.

        November 17, 2010 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • U.S Student

      Sorry everybody,I never posted the above. Some jerk is trying to make me look stupid and I don't lke it. I wish it would stop.

      November 16, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
      • Danielmountain

        Stop doing it then Daniel-2.

        November 17, 2010 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Dindy.....


    November 16, 2010 at 3:48 am | Report abuse |
  5. Dindy.....

    AT the same time every US citizen must be alert in prayers for their countrymen who have gone far away for battle to secure their home land. During the war in our country(Sri lanka) we millions of people did pray non stop and did forget the service men who fought behalf of us. I dont see many American voice in this comment page. It would nice to hear many voices from each country.

    November 16, 2010 at 3:45 am | Report abuse |
  6. Dindy.....

    The Karzai Government should invite Taliban for talks and must use them also to develop country. Together they must rule their country and while US is still there they must give full support to catch the Culprit Bin. RETURN THE HELP AGAIN THE WAY YOU AFGHANS GOT WHEN YOU TOO WERE ATTACKED BY USSR. WHY FORGET SO SOON.

    November 15, 2010 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dindy.....

      you ..your self know the nature of a slave because once you were a slave too.

      November 16, 2010 at 3:47 am | Report abuse |
    • Dindy.....

      Authority is taken back from Satan the day Jesus sacrificed him self as a Holy lamb. Adam and eve sold God given Authority to Satan. Now we have taken it back through Jesus. God is pleased . Jesus was obeyed God till the end and Human beings are reunited with God. God"s grace is not with Al qaeda as they dont repent for what they did. May be you have no problem with Al qaeda . But God 's true children has a problem if Al qeada does not repent and change their way.

      November 16, 2010 at 3:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Dan in Lafayette, IN

      We The United States and it allies defeated the USSR in the cold war, so do not take any credit for that and as for removing the puppet regime of Russia in Afghanistan, without our help it would not have happened!!!

      November 17, 2010 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Gary Johndro

    Oh no,not again. This must stop! How are we going to exploit Afghan resources with all this going on?

    November 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |