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2 American Officers Killed In Afghan Ministry

Lieutenant Colonel John Darin Loftis of the 866th Air Expeditionary Squad

Maj. Robert Marchanti 29th Infantry Division Security Partnering Team of the Maryland Army National Guard

KABUL (CNN)  February 24, 2012

The Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack Saturday inside the Afghan interior ministry that killed at least two American officers.

NATO and Afghan officials reported the deaths of two American officers inside the ministry in Kabul.

According to the International Security Assistance Force, initial reports indicated that “an individual” turned his weapon against NATO service members.

The agency did not provide the nationalities of the victims, but an Afghan police official confirmed they were American

February 25, 2012 Posted by | Afghanistan, Safety and Security Issues | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment