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Attack on US adviser will have negative impacts: Sediqi

By Mirwais Adeel - Tue Dec 25 2012, 9:27 am

Sediq SediqiAfghan interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said attack by Afghan policewoman on US avisor will have a negative impact.

He said the attack by 33 year old Nargis on American adviser will nto have any impact on Afghan police and its international allies however the attack will harm the credibility of the Afghan police forces.

Mr. Sediqi said, “We can not ignore the negative and bad impacts of such incident. Such incidents have happened in the past as well but the incidents did not cause any harms to strategic relations between Afghan police and foreign forces. Such incidents will have sectional impacts and will affect the credibility of our police forces.”

Nargis who was working in the gender section of the Kabul security commandment in interior ministry opened fire on American adviser on Monday morning.

Officials in Kabul security commandment said the deceased adviser was appointed by a US firm — Dyncorp.

A spokesman for International Security Assistance Force confirmed the report and said the American adviser was shot dead in Kabul security commandment and Afghan and coalition forces are jointly investigating the incident.

“A civilian service member of ISAF who was working as police trainer was shot dead in Kabul police compound. The assailant in Afghan police uniform is arrested. Joint investigations by Afghan and ISAF continues and it is yet not clear if the assailant policewoman had any links with the police forces.”

The NATO command said that while the investigation continued, there might be “some temporary, prudent measures put into place to reduce the exposure of our people.” But a NATO spokesman, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lester T. Carroll, said the vital mission of training the Afghan police “remained unchanged.”?

According to reports Nargis is a mother of four children and used to work in Human rights section of the Afghan police forces during the past two years.

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