Militants kill eight policeman in Northern Afghanistan

By Amir Shah, Associated Press
Thursday, 26 August 2010

Insurgents killed eight Afghan policemen in a raid this morning on a checkpoint outside the northern city of Kunduz, the provincial chief of police said.

Abdul Raziq Yaqoubi said police suspected the raid was carried out by militants from Russia’s restive Chechnya region who are active in the surrounding province, also called Kunduz.

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