KABUL (AFP) - At least seven policemen were killed and one wounded during an insurgent attack in southern Afghan province of Uruzgan, an official said on Wednesday. The militants attacked a police checkpoint in the Khas Uruzgan district late Tuesday night, Uruzgan governor Haji Khodai Rahim told AFP. Rahim said that seven policemen were killed and an eighth had gone with the insurgents in the wake of the overnight attack, raising fears of an inside job. This was a plot, Rahim said. The eighth soldier who was on guard, had links with Taliban, he directed the militants into the check point. One soldier was also seriously wounded in the overnight attack. A spokesman for Taliban, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, said their fighters killed eight policemen and seized weapons from all those who manned the checkpoint.