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Marine was shot by Afghan soldier: officials

By Robert Burns - The Associated Press
Posted : Friday Mar 16, 2012 8:59:55 EDT

WASHINGTON — An Afghan soldier shot to death a 22-year-old Marine at an outpost in southwestern Afghanistan last month in a previously undisclosed case of apparent Afghan treachery that marked at least the seventh killing of an American military member by his supposed ally in the past six weeks, Marine officials said.

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