2-star U.S. Army Major General killed in Afghanistan attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan —  According to NBC News,  A U.S. Army Two-Star Major General was killed Tuesday in an insider attack at an Afghan military training facility near Kabul.

Authorities confirm Major General Harold J. Greene was killed in the attack.

U.S. Defense military officials tell NBC News he was the highest ranking general.

CNN reports an attacker clad in an Afghan military uniform launched an attack at a military facility near Kabul on Tuesday.

NBC News reports the carnage started when a lone gunman opened fire during a meeting at the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul.

More than a dozen Western soldiers in all — including several Americans — were shot in the deadly attack on officials visiting the military complex.

One of those wounded was a German brigadier general, the military said.

The officials said the death toll is expected to rise given the severity of troops’ injuries.
Greene was the deputy commanding general with the Combined Security Transition Command- Afghanistan.
The command is in charge of the training and development of the Afghan National Security Forces.
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