An Afghan policeman shot dead six
other policemen in an outpost in southern Afghanistan early Thursday, dpa quoted
a local government spokesman as saying.
The shooting in Sangin district of Helmand province was the latest
in a series of shootings by Afghan security personnel of their local
and foreign colleagues.
Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the governor of Helmand, said two
national and four local policemen were killed by the gunman.