Gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms shot dead two NATO soldiers on a base in the country's south on Saturday, the coalition said, in the latest insider attack on foreign troops.
"Two Resolute Support (NATO) service members died this morning when two individuals wearing Afghan (security) uniforms opened fire... in southern Afghanistan," the coalition said, without specifying their nationalities.
According to a NATO statement, two Afghans wearing the uniforms of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) opened fire Saturday morning at an ANDSF compound. Other Resolute Support members returned fire and killed the shooters, the statement said.
After international forces wrapped up their combat mission at the end of 2014, Resolute Support was created with a coalition of international troops serving in a training and advisory role. The nationalities of the victims was not announced
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