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NATO police advisor killed in Kabul attack

Updated: 2012-12-24 16:19
( Xinhua)

KABUL - A NATO police advisor was killed Monday morning when a woman wearing Afghan police uniform opened fire in Afghan capital Kabul, local media Tolo TV reported.  

"A woman wearing the Afghan National Police (ANP) uniform opened fire at a foreign police advisor inside Kabul police headquarters Monday morning, killing the advisor," Tolo aired in its news bulletin.

According to the report the killed man was an American. No member of Kabul police was available to make comments.

Meantime, a spokesman with the NATO-led coalition or International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed that a civilian police advisor with the ISAF came under attack in Kabul.

"We are aware an Afghan woman dressed in Afghan police uniform attacked a civilian police advisor and the shooter was arrested," the spokesman told Xinhua via cellphone, without providing more details.  

The ISAF is still working to find the facts into the incidents and more details will be released as appropriate, the ISAF spokesman added.