Soldiers Tackle Man on Fire During Panetta's Afghan Visit

In a bizarre security scare on a coalition base in Afghanistan today, defense officials said an Afghan civilian managed to steal a truck, crash it, but then continue to apparently try to attack Western soldiers even though he was on fire -- all while U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta sat on a military transport plane on a nearby airstrip. The incident occurred at Camp Bastion just about the same time Panetta arrived to address troops there in a high profile visit. The suspect, who has not...Full Story
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