Yes, I thought the Afghan soldiers were fighting with the U.S. NOT against them. Instant takeaway: "Keep your enemies close and your friends closer".
Officials identified the General as Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, deputy-commanding general of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in
Of the 15 wounded personnel, eight are in serious condition. A number of British soldiers were also injured in the attack.
The attack occurred about 12:23 p.m., according to an official at the German Embassy in
CNN reported that security forces killed the assailant after the ambush.
While we do not know the intricate details of the attack this sounds like an Afghan soldier consciously or literally defected at some point.
The attack occurred at the
, the U.S.-led
International Security Force (ISAF) coalition said. Marshal Fahim
This is not the first time a member of the Afghan security forces has turned on the
forces. Rear Admiral John Kirby told CNN's Erin Burnett that it could not be
guaranteed that it would not happen again.