U.S. Service Member Detained For Allegedly Shooting Afghans

A U.S. service member has been detained in Afghanistan, according to NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). NATO spokesman Capt. Justin Brockhoff tells The Associated Press that the service member allegedly shot Afghan civilians Sunday, but did not give details about the incident.

There are conflicting reports about the number wounded or if people were killed.

In a statement, ISAF said the shooting will be investigated. It added:

“This is a deeply regrettable incident and we extend our thoughts and concerns to the families involved.”

We’ll be updating the blog with more information as it comes.

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