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Insider attack leaves 5 Afghan police dead in Badghis province

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Afghan local policeAn Afghan local police officer killed five of his comrades in cooperation with the Taliban militants in western Badghis province of Afghanistan.

A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the incident took place on Thursday night in a security check post at Qadas district.

The official further added, local police officer recognized as Nawroz allowed Taliban militants to enter the security check post and kill five other local police officers.

This was the first insider attack on Afghan security forces during the current Afghan year.

According to the local security official, Taliban militants took all weapons and ammunition with them after killing local police officers.

Insider attacks have created major concerns for the Afghan security officials, where individuals belonging to Taliban group and other insurgents groups are infiltrating among the Afghan security forces and carry out attack on both the Afghan and foreign forces.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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