|Districts of Nangarhar Province. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
The incident occurred in the Achin district of Nangarhar province as the Afghan soldier was leaving a police checkpoint, Abdul Haq Stanikzai, the provincial police spokesman told TOLOnews.
The attacker then fled the area.
Green-on-blue attacks have increased in Afghanistan recently with 27 attacks carried out by Afghan soldiers on foreign nationals this year, ISAF spokesman General Gunter Katz said in a press conference today.
These types of attacks have caused the death of 22 foreign soldiers and wounded 27 others.
Written by TOLOnews.com
Monday, 13 August 2012 15:18