US Soldier Wounded in Apparent Afghan Insider Attack

The Pentagon has announced that they are questioning an occurrence in which a US infantryman was bleeding after being shot by a pro-government Afghan company in the Nangarhar Province.

Details are still not wholly transparent on what happened, but the US troops were in an “active belligerent engagement” in the Achin District of Nangarhar, an area that has one of the biggest numbers of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan.

A internal MP claimed two US soldiers were killed in the incident, yet the Pentagon denied any troops were killed, and only one wounded. The MP also says a US airstrike was called in against the militia, killing 22 of them.

Insider attacks were a outrageous problem for US troops in Afghanistan until new years, when manners were put in place to extent approach hit between US and Afghan confidence forces. The US has recently loose those manners to concede some-more embedding of troops in Afghan forces.

Last 5 posts by Jason Ditz

  • Israel Civil Administration Approves 1,122 New Settlement Houses – Jan 11th, 2018
  • Syrian Rebels Launch Counter-Attack in Idlib Province – Jan 11th, 2018
  • House Votes to Renew FISA, Bill Moves to Senate – Jan 11th, 2018
  • European Powers to Meet Iran to Back Nuclear Deal, in Message to Trump – Jan 10th, 2018
  • US Hails Talks Between North and South Korea – Jan 10th, 2018

Author: Jason Ditz

Jason Ditz is news editor of

View all posts by Jason Ditz

Check Also

An oil brief off China’s seashore is the world’s biggest given Deepwater Horizon — and it some-more than tripled in distance over the weekend

Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen engulfed in fire in the East China Sea, in …