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April 26, 2011 10:37 pm

Afghan Officer Fires at U.S. Troops, Kills 9

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Yahoo News – An Afghan military pilot killed eight American soldiers and a U.S. contractor at the Kabul airport Wednesday after they argued at a meeting, officials said.

The Afghan Defense Ministry said the pilot fired on the Americans after an argument in an operations room of the Afghan Air Corps at Kabul airport.

It was the deadliest episode of an Afghan turning against his coalition partners. The veteran military pilot was killed during the attack and five Afghan soldiers were injured.

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