UPDATE: Attacker in Afghan Uniform Kills 2 NATO Troops

By: Assocaited Press
By: Assocaited Press

NATO official says the 2 service members shot dead in Afghanistan were British soldiers.
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NATO spokesman Maj. Jason Waggoner says the attack happened Monday morning in southern Afghanistan. He says a man in an Afghan army uniform killed two service members and the gunman was shot dead. He declined to provide further details.

A Western official in southern Afghanistan confirmed that the incident happened at a base in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, but declined to give further details. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the information had not been officially released.


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