Insider Shooting Kills 2 US Troops Officer opens fire in Afghan police station: officials By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Mar 11, 2013 6:43 AM CDT 11 comments Comments In this Friday, May 1, 2009 photo, US soldiers patrol during a search operation in Nerkh district of Wardak province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) (Newser) – A new insider attack in Afghanistan has left five people dead, two of them Americans, say officials. As US troops visited a police station in Wardak province, an Afghan officer reportedly opened fire. Two US troops and three Afghan police were killed in the ensuing skirmish, the AP reports. The clash occurred a day after the Afghan-set deadline for US special forces—which make up the majority of US troops in Wardak—to exit the province. Last month, 17 police officers were killed in a particularly deadly insider attack.