August 10th, 2012
01:56 AM ET

ISAF: Man in Afghan security uniform kills 3 US troops

By Chelsea J. Carter and Masoud Popalzai

A man in an Afghan military uniform killed three U.S. troops Friday in southern Afghanistan, a day after the United States condemned a suicide bomb attack that left four Americans dead.

The man opened fire on the troops in the volatile Helmand province, said Maj. Lori Hodge, a spokeswoman for the International Assistance Security Force.

It is the latest in a series of so-called "green on blue" attacks that has seen attackers dressed in Afghan security force uniforms turn their weapons on NATO soldiers.

Hodge did not immediately provide details about the attack, one of a handful of attacks in recent weeks to target NATO troops.

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    August 19, 2012 at 5:41 am | Reply
  2. saeed

    great a couple of usa and 1 british soldier got gunned down today hahhahha.

    August 11, 2012 at 8:31 am | Reply
  3. George Patton

    It appears that the Afghans have found another way of fighting foreign occupation of their country. The same thing happened in France during WW2 under German occupation, too. We sorely need to vacate that country but the problem here lies with the U.S. Corporations and the right-wing politicians in Washington with their unlimited greed!

    August 10, 2012 at 7:57 am | Reply
    • Sherman

      Very limited analysis of a much more complex issue Patton – stick to your day job.

      August 11, 2012 at 12:20 am | Reply
  4. saeed

    thank godness .

    August 10, 2012 at 7:16 am | Reply

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