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Man guns down 4 policemen in Farah

Security & Crime


Man guns down 4 policemen in Farah

May 21, 2013 - 13:29

FARAH CITY (PANinfo-icon): A man opened fire at policemen manning a check post in western Farah province, killing four of them and injuring a fifth, officials said on Tuesday.

The attacker, who had links with Talibaninfo-icon insurgents and had developed friendly ties with the policemen, arrived at the check post in the Shiwan village of Bala Balook district, picked up a police gun and opened fire, the governor’s spokesman, Abdul Rahman Zhwandai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Hailing from the same village, the attacker won trust of the policemen after regularly visiting them at the check post, he said.

Civil Hospital head Abdul Hakim Rassouli confirmed receiving the dead bodies of four policemen and one injured cop at the facility.



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