1st LD Writethru: Insider attack kills 5 police in Afghanistan's Kandahar province

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- An insider attack on a checkpoint in Panjwayi district of southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province left five police personnel dead on Thursday, district police chief Sultan Mohammad Hakimi said.

According to Hakimi, the deadly incident took place in Talokan area early morning and the perpetrator has escaped.

Militant infiltrators often inflict casualties on Afghan security personnel.

The previous such incident was reported on Jan. 28 when an infiltrator from the Taliban outfit managed a deadly offensive on a checkpoint killing 11 police and wounding a few others in northern Baghlan province. Enditem

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