Afghan Soldier Opens Fires on Americans

Three NATO service members were killed in the attack.
2:03 | 06/09/13

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We have news this morning, an extremely close call for members of our crew in afghanistan. An afghanoldier opened fire on america. Let's go straight to muhammad. Reporter: Good morning, dan and bianna. A difficult morning here at this base in eastern afghanistan after the deadliest insider attack against american forces all year. We focus as a team no matter. Reporter: Does anyone know the english alphabet. It started as a normal day. On the way out with the attack helicopters circling overhead. Word came in on the radio. I'm tracking green on blue. Medevac birds are like two minutes out. Reporter: Scrambled back to our armored vehicles by the time we got there, the base was already in lockdown. Just moments earlier, the afghan base commander said they were ready to fight the taliban on their own. They opened fire on the very american there to help. All week we have been documenting how american troops protect against insider attacks. Including appointing guardian soldier angels to look out for others. The risks in afghanistan are still very real. Looking for comfort and prayer while the american flag flies high above. An american commander at this base had so much emotion on his base. This mission will continue. Dan and bianna. Such a sad day for you. We're thankful that muhammad is well this morning.

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