Authors: Jeanette Torres
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- At least four Afghan National Police officers and two civilians were killed Tuesday when a police station in southern Afghanistan came under attack by insurgents.
The incident took place in the Nahre Saraj district of Helmand province, according to a spokesperson for the provincial governor. Insurgents ambushed the officers at the checkpoint after poisoning their food.
Along with the six fatalities, two cops were injured and three others are missing. Some of the attackers were also said to have been killed when police fired back.
An investigation team has been sent out to the area to find out more.
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