Two star US general reportedly killed, German general injured in Afghanistan attack

ISAF confirm incident and death of a service member but did not confirm the nationality or rank of the soldier

Web Desk/reuters August 05, 2014

BERLIN: A serving two star US general was reportedly killed and a German Brigadier General was injured when a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire at them on Tuesday, German news outlet Der Spiegel reported. 

US official Maj. Gen. Harold Greene was killed and 14 others wounded, reported AP. However, other reports suggested that a German general had been injured, when a man in an Afghan army uniform fired at people at the British military training academy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.

International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) confirmed the occurrence of the incident today which involved ISAF and local Afghan troops at the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul. They confirmed that an ISAF service member had been killed in the incident.

However, ISAF did not disclose the nationality or rank of the serviceman.