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Gunmen kill 2 NATO troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters)

The two NATO troops shot and killed in Afghanistan by two Afghans on Thursday were Americans, said a U.S. official, speaking on condition of anonymity

AP at Navy Times  March 1, 2012

KABUL, Afghanistan — Gunmen, including one believed to be an Afghan soldier, killed two NATO troops Thursday in southern Afghanistan, just hours after the top NATO commander in the country allowed some foreign advisers to return to work at government ministries.

The shootings were the latest in a series of attacks by Afghan security forces — or militants disguised in their uniforms — against Americans and other members of the international alliance. Six NATO service members have been killed in this way in less than two weeks as tensions rise over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base

March 1, 2012 - Posted by | Afghanistan, Safety and Security Issues | , , , , ,

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