Saturday, June 10, 2017

Taliban Claim Responsibility For The Killing Of Two U.S. Soldiers And Wounding Two Others By An Afghan Soldier In An Insider Attack

FOX News: Two US soldiers, 2 others wounded in Afghan solider attack, official says

Two U.S. soldiers were killed Saturday when an Afghan army solider opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan, an official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, told Fox News the insider attack took place in the Achin district.

"An Afghan army soldier opened fire and killed two American soldier and injured two others. The Afghan army soldier was killed in return fire,” he said.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement that a Taliban loyalist had infiltrated the Afghan army "just to attack foreign forces."

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WNU Editor: The Afghan soldier was killed by returning fire.

More News On Two U.S. Soldiers Killed And Two Wounded By An Afghan Soldier In An Insider Attack

Afghan commando kills two US soldiers, official says -- AFP
Two U.S. soldiers killed, two wounded by Afghan commando: official -- Reuters
Afghan official: Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers -- AP
2 US soldiers killed, 2 wounded in attack by Afghan soldier; Taliban claims reponsibility -- ABC News
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2 US soldiers killed after Afghan Army soldier opens fire on them – local official -- RT

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