Insider attack kills 10 Afghan police—Authorities

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Kabul – Mohammad Nayab, Spokesman for Governor of Uruzgan, confirmed on Tuesday in Kabul that an Afghan policeman drugged 10 of his comrades and later shot them dead late on Monday in the central province of Uruzgan. Nayab said the policeman who had connections with armed militants, first poisoned his comrades and then shot all of them during the night in a checkpoint located in Shpilokh area of Chinartu district. Nayab said the suspect was being sought by the authorities. He also disclosed that a convoy of police heading for the checkpoint this morning repelled another Taliban attack with no casualties. Two US service members were killed in August last year when an Afghan soldier opened fire in southern Helmand province. (dpa/NAN)

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