‘Five men killed in shooting in Afghanistan’

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 21:14

Kabul: An Afghan official says a shooting in
the southern city of Kandahar has left five dead, including
two police officers and three private security guards.

A spokesman for the governor`s office, Zulmi Ayubi, said
today that a man who was part of a force guarding a checkpoint
opened fire during an argument overnight.

Ayubi says the shooter fled. He did not say if the
attacker was a police officer or a security guard.

He says four police officers were also wounded in the
shooting and that all involved were Afghans.
It`s not clear what the argument was about.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 21:14

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