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An Afghan national army (ANA) soldier opened fire on NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers in Camp Qagha in Kabul city.
The International Security Assistance Force following a statement, said, “ISAF confirms that an incident occurred today involving local Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops at The Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul City, Afghanistan.”
The statement further added, “At this time, ISAF can confirm one ISAF service member was killed. This incident is under investigation. “
ISAF did not disclose further information regarding the identity of the deceased soldier, saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification to the relevant national authorities.”
Defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi, said the attack was carried out a terrorist who had disguised in Afghan army uniform and opened fire on Afghan army officers and international forces.
Gen. Azimi further added that the incident took place around 12:00 pm local time and the assailant militant was killed by Afghan army soldiers.
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