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Afghanistan: Three US troops killed by traitor

September 22, 2013

AN AFGHAN wearing a security forces uniform turned his weapon against US troops, killing three in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, in another apparent attack by a member of the Afghan forces against their international allies.

The shooting took place in Gardez, capital of eastern Paktia province, Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman, said. The area, near the border with Pakistan, has been a front line in fighting with the Taliban and other militants.

News.com.au

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