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Insider attack kills
2 U.S. troops, 3 Afghans

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:FlyRight, 3/11/2013 7:51:26 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan — Officials say an Afghan police officer opened fire inside a police station while U.S. forces were visiting, sparking a firefight that killed two U.S. troops and three Afghan policemen. Monday´s incident in Wardak province appears to be the latest in a series of insider attacks against coalition and Afghan forces. It comes a day after a deadline given by Afghans for U.S. special forces to withdraw from the province.

      


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