2 US troops as well as an Afghan soldier have been eliminated in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.
Nine people were injured in the attack in Nangarhar province on Saturday.
” Reports show a private in an Afghan uniform opened fire on the combined US and Afghan force with a gatling gun,” United States military spokesman Col Sonny Leggett stated.
Some 13,000 US soldiers remain in Afghanistan after the United States intervention to oust the Taliban in2001
” We are still gathering information, and the cause or motive behind the attack is unknown at this time,” Col Leggett stated in a declaration.
The opponent who opened fire was also killed during the clash, Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in Nangarhar, told Reuters news company.
The Afghan ministry of defence stated a delegation was investigating the incident together with the United States team in Nangarhar.
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