Five Afghan policemen killed
Kabul, Jan 27 : At least five Afghan border policemen were killed in an attack by a renegade colleague in Kushk-i-Kuhna district of Afghanistan's Herat province, sources said Monday. The assailant later reportedly joined the Taliban.
"According to initial reports, a member of Afghan Border Police (ABP) named Bismillah was involved in a shooting incident in a border outpost in the district, north of provincial capital of Herat city midnight, killing five cops," Juma Gul Adil, a senior provincial ABP official told Xinhua.
The attacker reportedly fled and joined the Taliban in the district bordering Turkmenistan, sources said.
Afghan soldiers and police casualties have risen recently as the US and NATO troops in Afghanistan switched from combat to support role, namely training, advising and assisting the forces.
--IANS (Posted on 27-01-2014)
Share this Post:
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: