‘Five men killed in shooting in Afghanistan’

An Afghan official says a shooting in the southern city of Kandahar has left five dead.

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

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