Afghan in army uniform kills NATO service member

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- NATO says an Afghan wearing an army uniform has shot and killed a NATO service member in southern Afghanistan.

It was not immediately clear if the shooter was an Afghan soldier or a militant who had donned an army uniform to infiltrate NATO defenses. There have been previous cases of both turncoat attacks and insurgent infiltrators using army uniforms to get into military bases.

The international military coalition did not provide further details or the nationality of the dead. The alliance usually waits for national authorities to confirm deaths before providing additional information.