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.

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COMMENTS (23)

Vikram | 6 years ago | Reply

@Jafar Kazmi: Pakistan plays on both sides of the game. For Pakistan "war on terrorism" is a money making machine.

Rex Minor | 6 years ago | Reply

@the Skunk: "These soldiers went to Afghanistan to train them professionally" Are you serious with this statement, the Americans wants to train those who at the age of three learn to shoot and at the age of 16 become the snipers, and have squarely defeated marines and seals on the battle ground?

Rex Minor

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