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US soldier kills several civilians in Afghan shooting spree

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An American soldier has killed or wounded at least a dozen civilians in southern Afghanistan after having a breakdown, according to reports.

He’s said to have left his base in Kandahar province and opened fire. The NATO-led coalition says he’s been arrested, describing the event as ‘deeply regrettable’.

The precise number of victims is difficult to verify at this stage. It comes at a time when anti-American sentiment is already running high.