Afghan soldier killed at scene of US killings: official
KABUL, Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse
In a photograph taken on March 11, 2012, Afghan villagers sit in vehicles as they prepare to remove the victims of a shooting from homes in the village of Alokozai in Kandahar Province. AFP PhotoAn Afghan soldier was killed and a policeman wounded Monday as gunmen opened fire on a government delegation at a service for 16 villagers killed by a US soldier, an official said.
"One or more enemy were hiding there. When the delegation arrived they fired, one policeman is injured. A search operation is under way," interior ministry spokeman Sediq Sediqqi told AFP.
An Afghan government delegation came under gunfire today at a service for 16 villagers killed in a shooting spree by a US soldier, witnesses said.
The shooting was from a distance in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province and nobody was hit, but the delegation cut short its visit, the witnesses said.