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The Afghan policewoman approached the US adviser as he was walking in the heavily guarded police chief's compound in the capital. She then drew a pistol and shot him once, a senior police official told Reuters.
An Afghan policewoman has shot dead a US adviser in the compound of the Chief of Police in the capital, Kabul.
Mohammad Zahir, Head of the Police Criminal Investigation Department, described the incident as an "insider attack" in which Afghan forces turn their weapons on Western troops they are supposed to be working with.
A NATO force spokesman says a US police adviser was shot dead by an Afghan policewoman in an "insider attack" in Kabul.
AP: A police official says an Afghan policewoman has killed an American adviser at Kabul police headquarters.
Reuters: An Afghan policewoman has shot and injured a US soldier in Kabul.