Afghan Soldier Kills British Soldier

"Green-on-Blue" attacks not letting up


An Afghan National Army soldier killed a British trooper and wounded another in an insider, or "green-on-blue" attack, in Helmand province. Today's attack is the second of its kind in two days. There have been 42 reported insider attacks so far this year, resulting in the deaths of 60 Coalition soldiers and personnel.

Today's attack took place in the Nad Ali district in Helmand, Afghan provincial and military officials told TOLONews. The Afghan soldier "opened fire during a verbal clash," the news agency reported. The British troops returned fire and wounded the Afghan soldier.