U.S. general killed in ‘terrorist’ attack

WTVR.com

WASHINGTON —  An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul, U.S. officials told CNN. The killing is “one of the highest-ranking deaths in the war since 9/11,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters.

The gunman, who was killed, was believed to be an Afghan soldier who had served for some time, according to a Pentagon official. At least 15 coalition troops, including other Americans, were wounded in the attack, U.S. officials said.

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The incident happened at Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, said NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in a statement, clarifying earlier information from ISAF which reported that the shooting happened at Camp Qargha.

The German military said that the violence broke out during a “key leader” event. It also said that one person was killed and 14 were injured…

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