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Afghanistan
Afghan soldiers fire at Spanish troops: Taliban
2013-01-02
[Iran Press TV] Taliban say Afghan soldiers have opened fire on Spanish forces in the latest "insider" attack in the western part of war-torn Afghanistan, Press TV reports.

The attack took place in the Karkh district of the Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province late on Monday when two Afghan Army soldiers turned their weapons on Spanish troopers and injured at least three of them.

A local security official said on condition of anonymity that the Afghan soldiers belong to the 3rd brigade of the Afghan National Army in the province.

Taliban Spokesman Qari Yusuf Ahmadi, however, claimed that the Afghan soldiers joined the krazed killer group and that they killed at least four foreign troopers in the attack.
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