Third Nato casualty reportedly American

A senior US military official has told NBC News that the Nato soldier killed by an Afghan Local Police officer in the east of the country was an American.

Earlier two British troops were shot dead by an Afghan soldier.

16 Nato servicemen have been killed by Afghan Security forces so far this year.

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Dead UK troops to be named

Two British soldiers who were killed in southern Afghanistan by a person wearing an Afghan National Army uniform will be named today.