Two Contractors Killed in Afghanistan Were Americans

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan and NATO officials say two civilian police training contractors who were killed by an Afghan policeman were American, and the third was a British citizen.
Earlier, two Afghan police officials had said all three of the victims were Americans. The officials also said a fourth civilian adviser of unknown nationality was wounded along with an Afghan translator.
The shootings took place yesterday at a training academy in western Afghanistan.
Officials say the gunman, who was assigned to the center's protection unit, was killed after he opened fire on the trainers.
In other violence, a NATO official says two service members with the U.S.-led coalition were wounded today when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in northern Afghanistan.
And a NATO service member has been killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan.


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