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Oops handed him a gun and he used it to shoot them dead.
Investigators say a new village police recruit in western Afghanistan opened fire on American service members during an inauguration ceremony.
Police say coalition and Afghan forces killed the gunman it apparently came just moments after US forces gave the killer his training weapon.
This is the fifth so called green on blue attack this week in which Afghan security forces killed Americans.
Nine US soldiers have died in those attacks and the Taliban supreme leader Mullah Omar says those attacks are actually part of his group's plan.
The chief fox report correspondent Jonathan Hunt is live -- newsroom force Jonathan Mullah Omar claims insurgents have infiltrated the ranks of coalition forces.
-- and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta admits himself that day is a role being played by the Taliban in these kind of attacks.
Although he suggests is because the Taliban is having to resort to this because it is losing ground.
And support -- -- in Afghanistan.
Other NATO officials though suggests that the Taliban -- shouldn't be overemphasized.
They say that in many of these cases of this so called green -- -- violence personal disagreement insert the root of it what -- of the calls John the result.
Is that more US troops are being killed in this kind of attack and that.
Makes it a major concern for US officials now so what's the US doing to try to protect against this -- well first of all counterintelligence.
To try to identify the members of the Afghan security forces who might be tempted.
To turn that weapons on their US Canada -- And then two basic changes in all operating procedures.
First of all the so called guardian Angel -- to -- in where -- web by a NATO would dust soldier stands off from the main group to some extent.
Looking for any Afghan who might be twitching with his weapon.
Might look as though he's -- -- to attack his NATO colleagues secondly.
We have just heard that there is now an order saying the US troops -- another NATO soldiers should be fully loaded in terms of that weapons inside the wire as they put it in other words they have to carry loaded weapons when that -- on base previously they usually carried.
And ammunition magazine just in a -- so that's.
A significant change and experts like lieutenant colonel Tony -- Of the center for defense -- bonds' defense -- say all these changes are very necessary because trust is being destroyed listen.
Morale is in the tank.
I've talked to folks over there and I'm telling you -- offend nobody trusts anybody and how can you -- be expected to perform your duties on a daily basis.
When you're always worried about the guy next year.
Gonna put a bullet in your head it's just not good.
And any marine or soldier will tell you job -- one of the most basic and necessary elements of going out on patrol.
Is knowing that you'll colleagues in that Collins have -- six in other words they have -- back.
Now in this situation our troops -- just being worried about being shot in the back by their Afghan colleagues jumped.
Jonathan on things.
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