Afghan province sees second police chief killed in six weeks

April 26, 2015 8:30 AM

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The acting police chief of southern Afghan province was shot and killed by a fellow officer, about a month after his predecessor was also assassinated, authorities said Sunday.

The death of the second police chief for Uruzgan province to be killed in six weeks appeared to be an insider attack, but it was unclear what motivated the junior police officer to open fire.

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