18 Jun '17, 8am

Afghan Soldier Shoots, Wounds at Least Four U.S. Troops

Afghan Soldier Shoots, Wounds at Least Four U.S. Troops Incident is second insider attack among elite forces in Afghanistan in just over a week Guns on armored vehicles at Camp Shaheen, Afghanistan, where a local commando shot at U.S. troops, officials said Saturday. PHOTO:KAY NIETFELD/ZUMA PRESS By Jessica Donati and Ehsanullah Amiri Updated June 17, 2017 10:04 a.m. ET 5 COMMENTS An Afghan commando turned his weapon on U.S. troops at the Afghan army’s northern headquarters and wounded at least four American soldiers, U.S. and Afghan military officials said Saturday. It was the second insider attack among the country’s elite forces in just over a week, after an Afghan commando fired on U.S. soldiers during an operation in the east, killing three U.S. soldiers and wounding a fourth. The Taliban said the attacker had been recruited to work for the insurgency. There was no im...

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