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Gunmen in uniform kill 2 foreign soldiers in Helmand

Gunmen in uniform kill 2 foreign soldiers in Helmand

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Aug 26, 2015 - 09:08

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two Resolute Support (RS) service-members died early this morning when two individuals wearing Afghan National Defense and Security Forces uniforms opened fire on their vehicle at an ANDSF compound in southern Helmand province, the RS mission said in a statement.

It said that the Resolute Support service-members returned fire and killed the shooters, it said.

The statement said that Afghan and Resolute Support officials are reviewing the incident and further information will be released as available and appropriate.

However, it is Resolute Support policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.

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