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US Major General killed in Afghanistan attack identified

The highest-ranked American soldier to be killed in the war in Afghanistan has been identified.

Major General Harold Greene was killed after a man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire at a military base in Kabul.

At least 15 soldiers - including British personnel - were wounded in the attack.

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills one and wounds 15

A man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one NATO soldier and wounding 15.

The wounded included a German brigadier general was receiving medical treatment and was "not in a life-threatening condition." and "about a dozen" Americans who were shot at Camp Qargha, west of the capital, Kabul, according to German military.

General Mohammmad Zahir Azimi, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Defense Ministry, said a "terrorist in an army uniform" opened fire on both local and international troops before the gunman was killed, Associated Press reported.

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