An Afghan woman cop shot and killed a US civilian adviser of the international security forces outside the Kabul police headquarters on Monday.
This is the first and latest insider attack which has triggered by an Afghan woman against their foreign allies. An investigation is carrying out to determine whether the killing was intentional or accidental, as per Kabul’s Deputy Police Chief Mohammad Daoud Amin.
The female attacker is identified as Afghan police Sgt. Nargas, wearing Afghan uniform came at the heavily secured headquarters in the heart of the capital in search of the police chief.
As US adviser was on his way to a canteen after had come out from a small shop with articles, the woman shot him with her pistol, an Afghan official said as per source.
The female attacker has been detained shortly after the incident and taken into Afghan custody, reported to be link with Taliban.
Just before few hours of such incident, another incident triggered in which a local policeman shot and killed at least six of his colleagues in the checkpoint Khosh Tepa district in northern Afghanistan.
Reports are that after hiking his colleagues, the attacker then stole their weapons and fled to join the Taliban.
Meanwhile, there is a rise in insider attacks on foreign personnel or Afghan police forces by own Afghan security forces members. One reason is of wrong recruitment or recruiting those may be former insurgents who have links with Taliban.