Jun 11 2017
In March, an Afghan soldier wounded three Americans in Helmand province.
A Taliban infiltrator in the Afghan army has shot two USA soldiers dead before he got killed in a return fire, Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial government in Nangarhar told Anadolu Agency.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that four USA soldiers were killed in the attack.
"We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of the ABP [Afghan Border Police] members affected by this unfortunate incident", read a statement from the USA military, as quoted by Reuters.
In a statement, the Pentagon said the wounded soldier had been evacuated for treatment and the incident was under investigation.
"In (a) joint US-Afghan military operation".
"The attacker is also dead", Khugyani said.
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USA and Afghan forces however have been battling Islamic State militants in Nangarhar province since the beginning of 2015. "The president and I have been briefed".
The shooter in Saturday's incident was believed to be a member of the Afghan military, the United States official said. "Additional information will be released as appropriate". But suffice it to say, when heroes fall, Americans grieve.
The three previous USA soldiers deaths in Achin make up the entirety of US combat fatalities in Afghanistan in 2017. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these American heroes".
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
The US forces in Afghanistan confirmed the latest "friendly fire" incident, Xinhua news agency reported.
Achin is also contested by militants of the Islamic State group.
Afghan border police were on a patrol in the volatile district of Nad Ali when they came under fire during a military operation around midnight on Friday.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan number about 8,400 today, and there are another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, who mainly serve in a training and advisory capacity.
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