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Taliban ambush kills 10 Afghan troops

KABUL — Taliban insurgents killed 10 Afghan troops in an ambush in western Herat Province, police and government officials said Tuesday.

A spokesman for the provincial governor, Muhiudin Noori, said the Afghan troops, which included both soldiers and police, were ambushed while searching late Monday for a group of insurgents who had earlier set up a roadblock, stopping and seizing passing vehicles.

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