French Troops Killed In Afghanistan

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Four French soldiers have been killed in northern Afghanistan after a serviceman from the Afghan National Army opened fire, officials say. Another 16 French soldiers were injured, some seriously, in the incident in Kapisa province. An official told the BBC that an Afghan non-commissioned officer got into a "verbal clash" and opened fire. President Nicolas Sarkozy said France was suspending its training programs in Afghanistan following the attack. Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Bilal Sarwary in Kabul.
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