Fri Aug 10, 2012, 03:09 AM
Hissyspit (45,760 posts)
Three U.S. Soldiers Killed by Uniformed Afghan in Helmand
Three U.S. soldiers killed by uniformed Afghan in Helmand
KABUL | Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:04am EDT
(Reuters) - An Afghan wearing a uniform killed three U.S. soldiers in the southern province of Helmand, a spokeswoman for NATO-led forces in Afghanistan said on Friday.
"All we know is that they were killed by an Afghan in a uniform of some sort," the spokeswoman told Reuters, adding that it was too early to say if the shootings were by a rogue security force member or a Taliban infiltrator.
Afghan officials said the three men were all special forces members and were killed while attending a meeting in Sangin District late on Thursday.
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In a grim 24 hours for the NATO-led force, three U.S. soldiers and an American aid worker were killed earlier on Thursday in the eastern province of Kunar in an attack by a suicide bomber.
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/10/us-afghanistan-shooting-idUSBRE87907Q20120810
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Fri Aug 10, 2012, 04:06 AM
SoCalMusicLover (1,322 posts)
1. Just A Little Longer....
We're getting close to winning this war, I can feel it.
Any day now, the Afghans are going to thank us for all we've done.
Maybe they'll even stop killing our soldiers.