26 Oct '13, 7pm

Clash inside Kabul base kills Afghan soldier, injures 2 NATO troops

Two NATO soldiers were wounded, and an Afghan National Army soldier was killed, during a clash inside a military base in Kabul today. NATO and Afghan authorities are investigating the incident, which appears to be the fifth green-on-blue, or insider attack, recorded in Afghanistan in the past five weeks. The attack took place inside a base on the outskirts of Kabul, the Afghan capital, according to Reuters . Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said that "[t]here was an argument between an Afghan and foreign soldier inside a military base... where they opened fire on each other. An investigation is ongoing." The BBC reported that the Afghan soldier was killed following an altercation in which he had begun shooting at the NATO soldiers, injuring at least one of them. The Reuters report said "a number of other soldiers" were injured, but did not indicate whether t...

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