NATO said Monday that the Marines died while trying to subdue the prisoner who had escaped a room where he was observing prayers. The prisoner grabbed a rifle and fired at Afghan and coalition forces before he was shot and killed.
“The prisoner escaped a room where he was observing prayer time, acquired a rifle and subsequently engaged Afghan and coalition forces. The Marines were killed while trying to subdue the prisoner,” NATO said in a statement.
NATO did not disclose the exact location of the prison and said the incident is being investigated.
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