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5 ALP members killed after being drugged

5 ALP members killed after being drugged

Apr 26, 2013 - 15:26

KUNDUZ CITY (PANinfo-icon): Five members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force were killed after being drugged in the Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday.

The overnight deaths occurred in Shahrawan area, the district chief, Nazar Mohammad, told Pajhwok Afghan News. He blamed a guest for killing the policemen after poisoning them.

He said the dead included the ALP checkpoint commander, Pacha Khan. The killer, who had links to the Talibaninfo-icon, escaped after setting on fire the victims’ bodies and their check-post.

Ibadullah Talwar, the deputy police chief of the province, verified the incident. However, he said two of the dead were civilians. The fatalities were being investigated, he said.


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