Afghans taking potshots at Americans: two more US officers killed

Rick Moran
The Taliban is claiming responsibility but that is probably propaganda. What we know is that two more Americans were shot by an Afghan in uniform - possibly a policeman - in what should have been the safest building in Afghanistan; the Interior Ministry. BBC: Afghan security officials said those killed were an American colonel and major. Local media reports suggest the incident followed a "verbal clash". Nato commander Gen John Allen said all Nato personnel were being recalled from Afghan ministries on security grounds. A UK embassy spokesperson had earlier said all British civilians were being withdrawn from the ministries in what was hoped would be a temporary measure. The shootings come amid five days of deadly protests over the burning of copies of the Koran by US soldiers. [...] Gen Allen said he condemned the attack, adding: "We will pursue all leads to find the person responsible. The perpetrator of this attack is a coward whose actions will not go unanswered." He added:...(Read Full Post)

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