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Mon Dec 24, 2012, 12:18 PM

Afghan 'rogue' attacks kill US aide and five police

Source: BBC

24 December 2012 Last updated at 16:02 GMT

Afghan 'rogue' attacks kill US aide and five police

An Afghan policewoman has killed a US civilian aide at the police headquarters in Kabul.

It is believed to be the first such insider attack carried out by a woman. She is now in custody.

In a separate incident, at least five local policemen were killed by another officer in northern Afghanistan.

There has been a rise in incidents in which Afghan security forces members have shot dead either foreign personnel or their own colleagues.

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Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20835328

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