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NBC's Kabul correspondent answers your questions about the Afghanistan soldier attacks

Outrage is continuing to spread over a U.S. soldier’s rogue shooting of 16 Afghan civilians in the middle of the night. Local officials say the shooting spree killed nine children, three women and four men.

While the news slowly trickles through Afghanistan, U.S. officials are rushing to contain the damage from the tragic attack, promising to punish whoever is behind the incident.

But there are fears that the attacks could spark even more violence from an Afghan public already angered by the U.S. and NATO presence in their country.

NBC’s Atia Abawi is in Kabul covering the story. Earlier today she answered reader questions about the attack and the Afghan reaction to it.

Click below to replay the chat.