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Taliban kill 18 Afghan police in northeast

File photo taken on October 6, 2012 shows a man (bottom R) walking on the main road leading east from Faizabad, the capital of the province of Badakhshan, northeast Afghanistan.Taliban militants in northeast Afghanistan killed 18 police in an ambush, the government said Friday, as security forces struggle against the rebels with decreasing assistance from international troops. The police convoy was caught in a firefight on Wednesday in the remote province of Badakhshan when officers were returning from an anti-insurgent operation.