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8 Afghan policemen killed in insurgent attack

From Matiullah Mati, CNN
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Insurgents strike a police post early Thursday
  • One policeman is wounded and another survives

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Eight policemen were killed and one wounded Thursday in an insurgent attack on a police post in Kunduz province, northeast of Afghanistan, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.

A group of insurgents attacked the post early in the morning, said the spokesman, Mohibullah, who only goes by one name.

A tenth policeman survived the attack, he said.