Thirteen Afghan staffers of a foreign security company were killed in an ambush by Taliban in southern Afghanistan early Monday.
The Interior Ministry, in a statement, said that the workers were attacked while accompanying a truck convoy in Zabul province.
The convoy was heading towards the southern province of Kandahar.
The statement said the dead were located by Romanian troops in the area and the injured were evacuated to different hospitals in the province.
A police official in the province said all those killed and injured in the attack were employees of the American security company USPI.
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