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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Nato confirms 'incident involving Afghan troops'

Nato's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has confirmed an incident took place earlier involving a "local Afghan and ISAF troops" at Camp Qargha in Kabul City.

The incident happened at Camp Qargha in Kabul City. Credit: Google Maps

We can confirm that an incident occurred involving local Afghan and ISAF troops at Camp Qargha (pronounced “Kar-ga”) today in Kabul City, Afghanistan. The Camp, also known as the Kabul ANA Officer Academy, is an Afghan National Security Forces facility. We are in the process of assessing the situation. More information will be released as we sort out the facts.

– ISAF spokesperson

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