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6 NATO soldiers killed in Kabul

2011-04-27 13:22:42 GMT2011-04-27 21:22:42(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard on a military vehicle outside an airport gate in Kabul, after a shooting incident on April 27, 2011. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard on a military vehicle outside an airport gate in Kabul, after a shooting incident on April 27, 2011. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard on a military vehicle outside an airport gate in Kabul, after a shooting incident on April 27, 2011. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan National Army soldiers stand guard on a military vehicle outside an airport gate in Kabul, after a shooting incident on April 27, 2011. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

KABUL, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Six foreign soldiers were killed in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday.

"Six International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died following a shooting incident here today," the Nato- led ISAF said in a statement.

However, it did not identify the nationalities of the victims and provide no further details.

Earlier, Afghan Defense Ministry confirmed that a quarrel triggered shootout between an Afghan pilot and his foreign colleagues at Afghan Air Corps in west part of Kabul airport left a number of people dead and injured.

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