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    A policeman killed six other police servicemen in Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul and joined Taliban movement (terrorist organization, banned in Russia), local media reported Sunday citing local officials.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) According to the TOLO broadcaster, the incident took place on Saturday in Zabul's district of Shinkai.

    The man reportedly also let the Taliban seize control over a security post, which contained some weapons, but the security forces later managed to re-take the facility.

    Afghanistan has long been suffering from political, economic and security instability as a result of the long-running Taliban insurgency. The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are conducting joint offensive operations to combat terrorism across the country.

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