Afghan in security forces uniform turns gun on, kills, three foreign soldiers

KABUL (REUTERS) - A man wearing an Afghan security forces uniform gunned down three international soldiers in the country's east, the Nato-led coalition said on Saturday, in the first such attack in months.

"Three International Security Assistance Force service members died when an individual wearing an Afghan National Security Forces uniform shot them in eastern Afghanistan today," the Nato-led coalition said in a statement.

A surge in insider attacks last year seriously eroded trust between the international coalition and their Afghan allies, and raised troubling questions about the unpopular war's direction.