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Afghan Policeman Fires on NATO Troops in Latest “Green on Blue” Attack

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say an Afghan police officer has opened fire on U.S.-led NATO troops, in the fifth such attack in a week. A NATO spokesman told reporters that a man wearing civilian clothes fired on international forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, but that no coalition service members were killed. The spokesman said […]

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5 Killed in Afghan Bomb Blast

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a roadside bomb has killed five people. District Mayor Abdul Aziz and Haji Hashim, a member of a provincial peace council, were among those killed in the blast Monday in the Ishkamish district of Takhar province. The victims were driving to Talogan, the provincial capital, when the bomb exploded. Authorities […]

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Nigerian Troops Kill 20 Suspected Islamist Militants

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say security troops have killed 20 suspected Boko Haram Islamists in the restive north. Officials say one soldier died and two others were wounded in the shootout Sunday in the city of Maiduguri, in Borno state. The military and the police acted on a tip that members of Boko Haram were meeting at […]

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6 U.S. Troops Killed Friday by Afghan Counterparts

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. and Afghan military officials say six American troops were killed Friday by Afghan government personnel. In the first incident Friday morning, officials said an Afghan police commander shot and killed three special operations Marines in the Sangin district of Helmand province. Afghan authorities say the commander invited the Marines to a meal at his […]

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Man in Afghan Uniform Kills 3 US Marines

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say an Afghan police commander has shot and killed three U.S. service members after inviting them to dinner at his checkpost in southern Afghanistan. Pentagon officials confirmed that a man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed the special operations Marines late Thursday in the Sangin district of Helmand province. Afghan authorities say the […]

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Man in Afghan Uniform Kills 3 US Soldiers

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say an Afghan police commander has shot and killed three American special forces soldiers after inviting them to dinner at his checkpost in southern Afghanistan. The U.S. military confirmed that a man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed the U.S. service members late Thursday in the Sangin district of Helmand province. Afghan authorities […]

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Man in Afghan Uniform Kills 3 US Soldiers

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say an Afghan police commander has shot and killed three American special forces soldiers after inviting them to dinner at his checkpost in southern Afghanistan. The U.S. military confirmed that a man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed the U.S. service members late Thursday in the Sangin district of Helmand province. Afghan authorities […]

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Man in Afghan Uniform Kills 3 US Soldiers

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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A man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed three U.S. service members in southwestern Afghanistan. NATO says the solders were killed early Friday in the Sangin district in Helmand province. Afghan officials say the gunman was a police commander. They said he invited the soldiers to dinner, where he turned his weapon on them […]

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3 U.S. NATO Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 10th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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A man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed three U.S. service members in southwestern Afghanistan. NATO says the solders were killed early Friday in the Sangin district in Helmand province. The shooting is the latest in a series of killings and attacks in which foreign troops have been attacked by Afghan soldiers or insurgents […]

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Afghan Soldier Killed After Firing on NATO Troops

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO troops have killed an Afghan soldier who tried to gun down coalition service members at a military base in eastern Afghanistan. A NATO spokesman says no coalition troops were killed in the attack Thursday in Laghman province, but declined to say if any were wounded. The shooting is the second apparent attack by Afghan […]

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