08 Apr '15, 12pm

BREAKING: Afghan soldier opens fire on U.S. troops, wounding 3, in Jalalabad

An Afghan soldier has reportedly wounded three U.S. service members. (Photo: Rahmat Gul/AP) CONNECT 136 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday, wounding three before he was shot dead by American troops, an official and an eyewitness said. The incident happened after a meeting between Afghan provincial leaders and a U.S. Embassy official in the compound of the provincial governor in the city of Jalalabad, according to Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad. U.S. officials could not immediately be reached for comment. However, NATO is reporting one its soldiers was killed in the incident, and a U.S. official says that soldier was American. It is the second insider attack this year. An Afghan soldier killed three American contractors on January 29. The shooter was also killed in that incident. Sherza...

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