US Military says 1 Afghan Soldier Killed and 7 American Soldiers Wounded in Shooting
June 18 , 2017
A US military official said that 1 Afghan soldier was killed and 7 American soldiers wounded on Saturday after a shooting took place at Camp Shaheen (at northern Mazar-i-Sharif city) in northern Afghanistan. Spokesman of the Afghan army’s 209th Corps, Abdul Qahar Araam, said that they are probing the matter. US-led coalition countries are considering sending 1,000 more troops to Afghanistan for assisting and advise Afghan forces to deal with Taliban and ISIS. Defense secretary Jim Mattis will reportedly brief the matter to the US President Donald Trump “very soon”.