Men in Afghan Police Uniforms Gun Down U.S. Troops

Image: A U.S. Soldier Searches a Hillside with an Afghan…

Image: A U.S. Soldier Searches a Hillside with an Afghan Police Officer. Source: US Army/Flickr

U.S. officials say that an American service member was killed and several others were injured when individuals dressed in Afghan police uniforms turned their guns on them in southern Afghanistan Monday.

The shootings are the latest in a growing number of possible insider attacks against U.S. forces.

Jamie Graybeal, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, confirmed the death, and said that the three Afghan shooters fled and are being sought. Although they were wearing police uniforms, it was not yet clear if they were actually Afghan forces or just had the clothing.

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