18 Afghan police killed in ambush: ministry
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. Militants killed 18 Afghan police when officers returning from an anti-insurgent operation were caught in an ambush in the remote province of Badakhshan, the interior ministry said Friday.
"The acting interior minister is deeply saddened about the killing of 18 policemen and wounding of 13 others in a terrorist attack in Warduj district of Badakhshan," a statement said after the attack on Wednesday.
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