Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
We Begin this hour with the Fox News alert out of Afghanistan two Americans have been killed in what should be one of the safest places in the country.
The country's interior ministry building in Kabul.
Tensions are high between the US and Afghanistan has hundreds of Afghans protest.
The burning of the Koran at a US base and our president apologizes.
Let's get right to it -- Powell is standing by in Kabul.
The very latest on this story -- -- general John -- on the top US commander here in Afghanistan just an unprecedented step and were called all US and international troops working in the Afghan ministries.
To order them back to their base as a safety precaution.
That -- you just how sort of -- the situation is -- the details of the shooting are a bit.
Unclear just right now what we do know is that two US officers who are working with the ministry of interior in Kabul as you said a very safe place.
Were shot and killed this afternoon.
The gunman is still on the -- we're not exactly sure who he was that he is believed to have been a member of the Afghan security forces likely police officer working with.
US troops in the ministry of interior.
But the US military -- the Afghan government are still searching for that individual.
Now this shooting comes at a time after a week of heavy protests very violent and angry protests more than thirty years so.
Afghans have been killed two American soldiers were killed earlier in the week -- Afghan soldier turned his weapon on those troops now this is all come about because earlier in the week.
US military officials and announced that they had inadvertently destroyed several.
Copies of the crime which is deeply offensive to Afghans here.
Across the country and we've had writing we've had violent protests we've had serious injuries now the reason that this shooting today is so.
Imported in such a horrible turn of events is that the entire strategy here in Afghanistan rests on training Afghan security forces with Afghan.
Forces not being trainer having US and international troops pulled out that's training will not go on.
And so the entire strategy moving forward is thrown into question -- I can't thank you very much for that update.
Filter by section