|Districts of Faryab. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
The incident in Faryab took place as a result of a dispute among the policemen manning a checkpoint on the Maimana-Herat highway, the provincial police chief said.
Brig. Gen. Nabi Jan Mullahkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the attacker, Alauddin, joined the Taliban after killing three policemen and injuring the post commander.
Taliban spokesman Qari Yousaf Ahmadi said Alauddin -- a supporter of the insurgent movement -- had killed four policemen.
Separately, two fighters and as many policemen were killed on Monday when the Taliban attacked a patrol in the Wazirabad area of Khanshin district, said the governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak.
The attackers managed to flee, leaving behind the bodies of their associates, he said.
By Qutbuddin Kohi Apr 22, 2013 - 18:17