Taliban kill three Afghan soldiers, hold four in Paktika.

KABUL: Taliban guerrillas killed three Afghan government soldiers and kidnapped four others in a raid in the southeastern province of Paktika, a day after killing six soldiers in the same area, a police official told a foreign news agency on Monday.

Paktika police chief Dawlat Khan said the soldiers were killed when about 200 Taliban fighters attacked a remote district headquarters at Terwah on Sunday evening.

[Source: Jang (Pakistan), August 18, 2003]

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