CHARIKAR, Afghanistan, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The district police chief of Shinwari district in eastern Parwan province was killed and two others were injured in clash with the Taliban fighters on Thursday, provincial government spokesman Wahida Shahkar said.
"Taliban rebels abducted a judge from Shinwari district on Wednesday and police launched operations today to rescue the kidnapped judge. But unfortunately in clash with the rebels, district police chief Noor Agha was killed and two more police sustained injuries," Shahkar told Xinhua.
The rescue operations and fighting with the Taliban militants are continuing, the official said, adding efforts and operations are underway to bring to justice all those involved in criminal activities.
Taliban militants are yet to make comments.