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7 U.S. Service Members Wounded In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

The shooter, who was dressed in an Afghan military uniform, was killed in the attack at Camp Shaheen, officials at the base say. It's the second "green-on-blue" shooting in Afghanistan in a week.
The man who attacked Camp Shaheen, the Afghan military base, was wearing an Afghan military uniform, the second such attack in the country in a week. Source: John MacDougall

For the second time in a week, a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on U.S. service members at a base in Afghanistan. The attack Saturday at Camp Shaheen left seven American soldiers wounded, according to officials

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