US military death toll in Afghanistan hits 2,000 after confused firefight | World news | guardian.co.ukQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Two Americans were killed in Afghanistan during an exchange of fire between Nato-led forces and the Afghan army that may have been the result of a misunderstanding, as the death toll of US military and civilian personnel passed 2,000. A US official, who asked not to be identified, said on Sunday that an American soldier and a civilian contractor had been killed in the incident in eastern Afghanistan, the circumstances of which remain unclear.|
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