16 Jul '11, 3pm

Afghan army soldier kills NATO service member - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An Afghan army soldier killed at least one foreign soldier in southern Helmand province on Saturday, a senior police source said, underlining persistent insecurity as NATO prepares to hand over to Afghan troops. The latest in a series of "rogue" shootings by members of the country's security forces occurred barely 25 km (15 miles) from the city of Lashkar Gah, where this week security control will be handed to Afghan forces. It is one of seven places chosen for the first phase of a years-long transfer due to be completed only by the end of 2014. "The shooting happened during a joint security patrol ... he ran away after," said the senior police detective, who asked not to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said it was investigating an incident in southern Afghanista...

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