US troops killed, wounded in a ack

The Citizen (KZN) - - World -

– Two Amer­i­can troops were killed and six wounded when an Afghan sol­dier armed with a ma­chine gun opened fire, the US mil­i­tary said yes­ter­day.

The in­ci­dent oc­curred late on Satur­day in Nan­garhar prov­ince where US and Afghan com­man­dos were con­duct­ing a “key-leader en­gage­ment” at a base in Sherzad dis­trict.

The cause or mo­tive be­hind the at­tack was not im­me­di­ately known.

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