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Gunman in Afghan military uniform kills two-star U.S. Army general, injures at least 15

A gunmen wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire inside an Afghan military compound in Kabul on Tuesday, killing a two-star U.S. Army general and wounding at least 15 U.S. troops.
By JC Finley   |   Aug. 5, 2014 at 10:50 AM  |  Updated Aug. 5, 2014 at 5:12 PM   |   Comments

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KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A two-star U.S. Army general was killed and possibly 16 others wounded on Tuesday at a training facility in Kabul, shot by a gunman wearing an Afghan military uniform.

A Pentagon spokesman told CNN that the injured included 15 U.S. troops.

NATO released a statement confirming the "security incident" occurred at Camp Qargha, also known as the Kabul Afghan National Army Officer Academy, but did not provide additional details.

According to the German military, the assailant was clad in an Afghan military uniform. The German military said that the wounded included a German brigadier general.

The Afghan Defense Ministry noted that the "terrorist" had been killed by Afghan soldiers.

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