Afghan Soldier Attacks Bulgarian NATO Rangers in Afghanistan

Defense | April 16, 2012, Monday // 14:40|  views

Photo of a Bulgarian armored vehicle in Afghanistan. EPA/BGNES

An Afghan soldier opened fire Monday upon Bulgarian NATO soldiers serving in Afghanistan, upon which he was killed by them.

The lone attacker opened fire on Bulgarian servicemen in the watchtower of the Kandahar military base, accdorging to an Afghan Army spokesperson.

The Bulgarians returned the fire, killing the attacker.

According to Afghanistan Army sources, the soldier was from the northern province of Takhar.

Sources from the ISAF forces in Afghanistan led by NATO have confirmed the tragic incident.

"No NATO soldiers have been killed," said NATO spokesperson Jason Wagoner, without giving further information.

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