Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire at base in Afghanistan, killing at least 1 American soldier

August 5, 2014 1:43 PM

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Man in Afghan army uniform opens fire at base in Afghanistan, killing at least 1 American soldier

A man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base in Afghanistan, killing at least one U.S. soldier and wounding 15, including a German brigadier general and "about a dozen" Americans, officials say.

Details about the attack at Camp Qargha, a base west of the capital, Kabul, weren't immediately clear. Gen. Mohammmad Zahir Azimi, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Defense Ministry, said a "terrorist in an army uniform" opened fire on both local and international troops. Azimi said the shooter had been...

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