facebook
twitter
search
search

NATO soldier killed by Afghan assailant

May 11, 2012 at 9:36 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan, May 11 (UPI) -- A man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform turned his weapon against coalition troops in Afghanistan Friday, killing one service member, officials said.

A spokesman for the governor of Kunar province said the shooting occurred in the Ghaziabad district, The New York Times reported.

The Taliban claimed responsibility, the newspaper said.

The Times said the shooting appears to be the 15th such attack so far this year.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Greek referendum: 'No' vote leads early results, opinion polls
Russian resupply spacecraft docks onto ISS to deliver needed provisions
Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa targeted heavily in airstrikes
Maine reports first fireworks fatality since 2012 legalization
Prison escapee David Sweat returned to maximum security prison