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U.S. Army Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Afghan National Army soldiers, and members of the Afghan Border Patrol prepare to conduct training on how to enter and exit a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in preparation for a combat operation April 11, 2008, on Forward Operating Base Fortress. in the Konar province of Afghanistan. The U.S. Army, photo by Sgt. Johnny R. Aragon

A man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform shot at coalition service members in eastern Afghanistan Friday, killing one, officials said.

NATO’s International Security Assistance Force did not say which country the deceased soldier was from. But a local police chief in Kunar province said the deceased soldier was an American.

It is unclear whether the attacker is an Afghan soldier or an infiltrator wearing the uniform.

Police said the attacker was an Afghan soldier. But the Taliban said the attacker was part of the Taliban and had infiltrated in order to attack foreign soldiers, said Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the militant group.

Source: CNN

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