US not reporting all Afghan troop attacks on American soldiers

Fox News

Sept. 13, 2010: An Afghan army soldier takes up position during a joint patrol with U.S. army soldiers. (Reuters)

WASHINGTON –  The military is under-reporting the number of times that Afghan soldiers and police open fire on American and other foreign troops.

The U.S.-led coalition routinely reports each time an American or foreign solider is killed by an Afghan in uniform. But The Associated Press has learned it does not report insider attacks in which the Afghan wounds — or misses — his U.S. or allied target. It also does not report the wounding of troops who were attacked alongside those who were killed. Read the rest here.

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