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Three US soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier

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Three US soldiers were killed and another was wounded in attack by Afghan soldier on Saturday for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility.

Three US soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier

According to Afghan official, one U.S. soldiers was wounded in the attack, which took place in the Achin district. He said the Afghan soldier was killed after the attack.

The Afghan army soldier opened fire and killed the Americans, according to U.S. and Afghan officials.

Meanwhile, theTaliban claimed responsibility in a statement by Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid, who said the shooting was committed by one of the group's fighters who had joined the Afghan army.

Earlier, in March, another Afghan soldier was killed after he opened fire on foreign forces at a base in Helmand province, wounding three U.S. soldiers.

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