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Pentagon confirms U.S. general killed in Kabul attack

The Pentagon confirms that a U.S. general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan

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The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that a US general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan -- the highest-ranking American fatality since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

The US Defense Department also identified the assailant, who was wearing a uniform, as an Afghan soldier and said that he was killed after he opened fire.