A man believed to have been an Afghan soldier killed a British soldier in a patrol base in Afghanistan. The shooting occurred at Patrol Base Hazrat in the Nahri Sarraj district of Helmand province. A NATO spokesman said that the shooter fired on both British and Afghan troops. An anonymous Ministry of Defense official said that the attack also wounded six other British soldiers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the shooting, saying that the shooter escaped the scene but was killed at a checkpoint. It is the first insider attack of 2013. Insider attacks In Afghanistan killed 61 people in 45 separate incidents last year.
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