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Nato troops kill Afghan employee
Nato troops have shot dead an Afghan civilian who worked at a coalition base in the south-east of the country.

Troops returning to the base in Paktika province opened fire after a vehicle approached at high speed, Nato said.

The vehicle did not stop despite a warning shot, a statement said. "A disabling shot was subsequently fired, regrettably killing one civilian."

The Afghan worked at the base in Orgun. Nato vowed a shift in tactics last week after mounting civilian deaths in 2006.

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