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.
.@PentagonPresSec Re Afghan shooting: U.S. general killed in a shooting in Afghanistan and up to 15 wounded. Assailant dead.— Department of Defense 🇺🇸 (@DeptofDefense) August 5, 2014
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.