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Afghan pilot in Kabul airport shooting

Eight foreign troops and a contractor have been killed by an Afghan air force pilot at Kabul airport in an apparent argument, Nato says.

According to the Afghan defence ministry, the incident took place at a facility used by the Afghan air force at about 1100 local time (0630 GMT). The pilot was also killed in the exchange.

The incident is the deadliest of a number of recent attacks on foreigners by Afghan security personnel. Quentin Sommerville reports from Kabul.

  • 27 Apr 2011
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