A number of US army personnel have been wounded and evacuated after an obvious insider assault Saturday by an Afghan soldier in northern Afghanistan.
No US army troops have been killed within the assault, the official stated. The variety of injured was not reported.
The NATO-led Resolute Help Mission in Afghanistan stated it has opened an investigation, including no US or Resolute Help forces have been killed. The mission stated some US troopers may need been harm.
4 overseas troopers have been injured when the Afghan soldier opened hearth on overseas troops in Mazar-i Sharif, an Afghan army spokesman informed CNN.
Afghanistan’s Ministry of Protection is investigating the assault, says Abdul Qhahar Aram, head of strategic communication and public affairs for the 209 Shahin Corps.
The nationality of the injured troopers was not instantly recognized.
Earlier this month, a convoy carrying US and Afghan forces was struck by a roadside bomb and got here beneath small arms hearth.
The convoy returned hearth in self-protection, and there have been no US casualties, in accordance with a NATO assertion.
That assault got here simply days after three US troopers have been killed and one other wounded throughout a joint US-Afghan army operation in the identical area.