Afghan Soldier Shoots, Kills 2 US Troops on Military Base

Two Afghans, one dressed in an Army uniform and another in civilian clothes, shot and killed two American soldiers on a joint NATO-Afghan base today. The Associated Press reports the two gunmen were an Afghan soldier and a literacy teacher. The AP points to the growing anti-American sentiment in Afghanistan, caused by the accidental burning of Qurans at Bagram Airfield, as a possible reason for the killings.

Reuters reports Afghan security forces have been responsible for the deaths of at least five NATO troops. An Afghan government official told Reuters:

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