Afghan Soldier Opens Fire On Americans

Afghan Soldier Opens Fire on Americans: Reports

KABUL, Afghanistan (TheBlaze/AP) — An Afghan official says an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops, wounding three before he was shot dead.

Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, police chief for eastern Nangarhar province, says the incident happened after a meeting between Afghan provincial leaders and a U.S. embassy official in the compound of the provincial governor in Jalalabad.

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He says the Afghan soldier opened fire “right after the U.S. official had left.”

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He says the American troops immediately returned fire, killing the Afghan soldier.

U.S. officials could not immediately be reached for comment.

It is the second insider attack this year. An Afghan soldier killed three American contractors on January 29.

The U.S. has spent more than $100 billion on Afghan reconstruction, economic development and building the nation’s armed forces over the past 13 years, playing a key role in the development and training of Afghanistan’s nascent military.

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