HERAT (AFP) - In the latest series of Taliban violence in Afghanistan a policeman, one civilian and nine militants were killed in western and central parts of the country, officials said Thursday. An Afghan police logistics convoy was attacked by Taliban insurgents in the Khaki Safed district of Farah province late Wednesday, sparking a battle, provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Watandar told AFP. In the 30 minute clash one policeman and seven Taliban were killed. One policeman and 13 Taliban were wounded, he said. The police chief accused Taliban of shooting and killing a girl caught in the skirmish. Taliban shot dead an eighteen-year-old girl who came out to go to a neighbouring house in the town, he said. Separately the US-led coalition and Afghan forces killed two militants during an overnight operation in Tirin Kot, the capital of southcentral Uruzgan province, a coalition press statement said. In another operation in Baraki Barak district of Logar, Afghan and coalition forces detained three Taliban suspects, the statement said.