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Afghan soldier killed two US troops: official

Two Nato troops killed by an Afghan soldier as anti-US protests swept the country on Thursday have been identified as Americans, an Afghan official said.

world Updated: Feb 25, 2012 12:20 IST
AFP

Two Nato troops killed by an Afghan soldier as anti-US protests swept the country on Thursday have been identified as Americans, an Afghan official said.

"As the protesters approached the American base here an ANA (Afghan) soldier in the base opened fire on American soldiers, killing two soldiers," said the district chief of Khogyani in eastern Nangarhar province, Mohammad Hassan.

First Published: Feb 23, 2012 20:52 IST