An Afghan soldier shot dead three US troops Saturday, officials said, in the latest "insider attack" to shake efforts by the two armies to work together to defeat Taliban militants.
A US soldier patrols Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, on August 6, 2010. An Afghan soldier has shot dead three US soldiers in the eastern part of the war-torn country, according to the NATO coalition.
Attacks in which Afghan forces turn their guns on their international partners have killed scores of US-led troops, breeding mistrust and undermining efforts to train up local forces ahead of the NATO coalition's withdrawal next year.
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