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6 police gunned down in Zabul insider attack

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6 police gunned down in Zabul insider attack

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May 28, 2017 - 15:56

QALAT (Pajhwok): A rogue policeman shot dead six colleagues in a latest insider attack in southern Zabul province, an official said on Sunday.

A security official, who declined to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the six police were gunned down by their colleague at a check post in Seorai area of Shinkai district late on Saturday night.

After killing six policemen, the killer joined the Talibaninfo-icon with three weapons, ammunition, a wiki talkie and other things he stole from the check post.

Deputy police chief Col. Ghulam Jilani Farahi confirmed the incident and said an investigation had been launched.

The Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.

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