x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Six Nato troops killed by man in Afghan police uniform

A man in police uniform killed six Nato troops during a training session in Afghanistan today, the US-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said.

A man in police uniform killed six Nato troops during a training session in Afghanistan today, the US-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said.

"An individual in an Afghan border police uniform turned his weapon against International Security Assistance Forces during a training mission today, killing six servicemembers in eastern Afghanistan," the statement said.

"The individual who fired on the Isaf forces was also killed in the incident. A joint Afghan and Isaf team is investigating this incident."

ISAF did not reveal the casualties' nationalities, in line with its policy.