The NATO command said an individual wearing an
Afghan army uniform has turned his weapon against foreign troops, killing
one in southern Afghanistan in another apparent attack by Afghans against
their foreign allies, The USA Today reported on Tuesday.
A statement Tuesday said the incident was under investigation and
released no further details. The killing took place Monday.
Killings by uniformed Afghans of foreign soldiers and civilians rose
dramatically last year, eroding confidence between the sides at a crucial
turning point in the conflict.
Deadly insider attacks surged to 61 last year compared to 35 a year
earlier. In some cases, militants have donned Afghan army or police