Jul 7, 2018

U.S. service member killed in possible "insider attack" in Afghanistan

A U.S. soldier stands while a helicopter flies overhead.

A U.S. service member in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Photo: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images

One U.S. service member was killed, and two others injured, by "an apparent inside attack" in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, according to a press release from NATO's Resolute Support Mission.

The big picture: Per CNN, an "insider attack would mean one carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces." The incident is being investigated.

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