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8 ALP members killed in Zabul insider attack

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8 ALP members killed in Zabul insider attack

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Mar 11, 2017 - 11:05

QALAT (Pajhwok): Eight policemen were killed at a post in an insider attack in southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.

Zabul Governor Bismillah Afghanmal told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at a security post located between the Shinkai and Siwri districts' border area late on Friday night.

He said eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) were killed after being poisoned by two own colleagues, who had links with the Talibaninfo-icon. The accused ALP insider attackers had managed to flee the area and also took away weapons, he added.

He said the security check post is located in the Loi-Khar area of Shanky district on the Qalat-Shinkai highway.

The Taliban militants have said nothing about the incident as yet.

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