World Asia 14 Dec 2016 Afghan police kill o ...

Afghan police kill one foreigner, wound another outside Kabul airport

REUTERS
Published Dec 14, 2016, 5:58 pm IST
Updated Dec 14, 2016, 6:09 pm IST
Authorities were investigating the incident but declined to comment on the nationalities of the individuals.
Police stepped up security at Kabul airport on Wednesday for the arrival of Afghan warlord Faryadi Zardad. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)
 Police stepped up security at Kabul airport on Wednesday for the arrival of Afghan warlord Faryadi Zardad. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)

Kabul: An Afghan police officer shot and killed one foreigner and wounded another at a security checkpoint outside the Kabul airport on Wednesday, a security official said.

Authorities were investigating the incident but declined to comment on the nationalities of the individuals.

 

Police stepped up security at Kabul airport on Wednesday for the arrival of Afghan warlord Faryadi Zardad, deported from Britain after serving a prison sentence for torture. Dozens of Zardad supporters gathered at the airport to greet him.

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