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Pentagon confirms US general killed in Kabul attack

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The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that a US general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan -- the highest-ranking American fatality since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

The US Defense Department also identified the assailant, who was wearing a uniform, as an Afghan soldier and said that he was killed after he opened fire.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140805/pentagon-confirms-us-general-killed-kabul-attack