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    Paktia policeman injures 2 US military advisors

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two American advisers were shot injured by a policeman in southeastern Paktia province on Monday, an official said.

    The shooting took place at around 11:00am when US advisors and troops came to the police headquarters in Gardez.

    One policeman accidentally opened fire on them, injuring two advisors, Paktia police official Azimullah told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    The attacker was killed in return fire, according to Azimullah, who said the site had been cordoned off by American soldiers and an investigation was underway.

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