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January 20, 2012 1:21 pm

After Afghan Soldier Kills 4, France Suspends Operations in Afghanistan

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French army personnel party of ISAF in Afghanistan. Photo: wiki commons.

Voice of America – France has suspended its military operations in Afghanistan and may withdraw its force from that country after an Afghan soldier shot dead four French troops and wounded several others.

The French government has described Friday’s attack against the soldiers as an assassination. French officials say an Afghan soldier killed the four troops during a training exercise at a base jointly operated by French and Afghan forces in the eastern province of Kapisa. Several other soldiers were wounded.

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