Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

4 policemen gunned down in Badghis insider attack

Security & Crime


4 policemen gunned down in Badghis insider attack

Feb 02, 2016 - 20:02

QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Nine policemen shot dead their four colleagues before taking away weapons and ammunition from their check-post in a vehicle in northwestern Badghis province, an official said on Tuesday.

The predawn incident happened in the Khairkhana locality of Qadis district, the town’s police chief Col. Mohammad Saber told Pajhwok Afghan News. The dead and fleeing policemen were residents of Ab-i- posts Kamari district, he said.

The Talibaninfo-icon are yet to comment on the incident. Earlier, dozens of policemen abandoned their checkpoint in Deh Rawood district and arrived in the capital of central Uruzgan province after developing differences with the district police chief.

Dost Mohammad Nayab, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News at least 60 policemen had arrived in Tirinkot, the provincial capital, late on Saturday.

A former provincial council chief, Amanullah Hotaki, said the policemen had been stationed in Zartali locality and they left their posts after a verbal clash with the district police chief.


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update