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NATO: 3 troops killed in Afghan insider attack
Kabul, September 21, 2013
First Published: 18:40 IST(21/9/2013)
Last Updated: 20:20 IST(21/9/2013)

NATO says three international troops have been killed when an individual wearing an Afghan National Security Forces uniform shot them in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday.

Afghan General Mohammad Zahir Azimi, a Defense Ministry spokesman, confirmed the incident, saying the attack took place in Gardez, capital of eastern Paktia province. He says the ministry is investigating the attack.

In a statement NATO said officials from the international force are working with Afghan officials in the investigation. The NATO statement did not reveal the nationality of the slain service members.

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