KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan police official says five American soldiers have been wounded in a shooting attack by a man in an Afghan army uniform.
The official says the man opened fire outside a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan.
The number of insider attacks against foreign forces in Afghanistan has increased this year -- undermining the trust between allies, amid efforts to prepare Afghan troops to take over their own security.
A witness to today's attack said Afghan civilians were talking to the soldiers outside their base when a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on them with a machine gun.
It happened in a province that is close to the capital, but is considered a Taliban hotbed. It has been the scene of heavy fighting over the past year.
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