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12 NATO Soldiers, Some Americans, Shot at Afghan Military Site

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Tragic news:

  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

  3. SpeedTchr

    SpeedTchr Well-Known Member

    Safer than Chicago
  4. X-Hack

    X-Hack Active Member

    I hope US and NATO forces will show restraint [crossthread]
  5. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    1st general killed in combat in 44 years.
  6. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member


    An engineer by training, Greene was on his first deployment to a war zone and was involved in preparing Afghan forces for the time when U.S.-coalition troops leave at the end of this year. He was the deputy commanding general, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.

    Read more: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2014/08/one-american-killed-about-a-dozen-injured-as-suspected-afghan-soldier-opens-fire-at-kabul-military-b.html#ixzz39cknOlFh
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  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I know "Afghan" is the correct term for someone from Afghanistan but when I saw the headline "US General Killed by Afghan" on the front page of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, my first thought was, how many people read that and thought somebody suffocated this guy with a blanket?
  8. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    I wondered how this happy boy could kill anyone:

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