Taliban militants attacked Afghan government officials on Tuesday as they visited one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan where a US soldier is accused of killing 16 civilians on Sunday.
AP - Taliban militants opened fire Tuesday on an Afghan government delegation visiting one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan where a U.S. soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians.
The gunfire killed an Afghan soldier who was providing security for the delegation, said Gen. Abdul Razaq, the police chief for Kandahar province where the visit took place. Another Afghan soldier and a military prosecutor were wounded in the attack, he said.
Date created : 2012-03-13