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Afghan Soldier Kills Three British Soldiers


An Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman says an Afghan soldier has killed three British soldiers in southern Afghanistan.

Spokesman Mohammad Zahir Azimi gave no immediate further details, but reports said the incident happened while the soldiers were on joint patrol near Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province.

Two more British soldiers were reportedly wounded.

NATO said in a statement that three soldiers were killed in an "attack" in southern Afghanistan on July 13, but gave no further details nor the soldiers' nationalities.

compiled from agency reports
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