Afghan policewoman wounds U.S. soldier in police compound

December 24, 2012

KABUL, Dec 24 (Reuters) - An Afghan policewoman opened fire

on a U.S. soldier in the Kabul police chief's compound on

Monday, a senior police official told Reuters.

Mohammad Zahir, head of the police criminal investigation

department, described the incident as an "insider attack" in

which Afghan forces turn their weapons on Western troops they

are supposed to be working with.

(Reporting by Mirwais Harooni; Writing by Michael Georgy;

Editing by Robert Birsel)