Taliban suspected after Afghan policeman kills nine of his fellow officers as they lay sleeping in a village in the eastern Paktika province.
March 30, 2012
(AP) Kabul - An Afghan policeman killed nine of his fellow officers as they lay sleeping in a village in the eastern Paktika province on Friday, police said, blaming the attack on the Taliban.
The gunman was assigned to a small command post when he woke up at 3 a.m. for guard duty. He then used his assault rifle to kill the nine men sleeping inside the post, took their weapons and piled them in a pickup truck.
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