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Afghan officials say two near-simultaneous Taliban attacks in western Badghis province have killed at least 14 troops and policemen.

Ghulam Sarwar Haidari, the deputy provincial police chief, says a large number of insurgents attacked army units in the district of Ab Kamari, killing nine soldiers in that attack on Monday.

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He says that at the same time, another group of insurgents struck police in Qadis district, killing five policemen.

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