Selasa, 24 November 2009

Four US, eight Afghan troops killed in Afghanistan after attacks

International Security Assistance ForceTuesday, November 24, 2009International security forces in Afghanistan stated today that recent attacks in the country's south and east have killed four US and eight Afghan soldiers.

A NATO statement said that a bomb killed one US soldier in eastern Afghanistan today; yesterday, three US troops died in gun and bomb attacks in the southern part of the country.

"Four ISAF [International Security Force] service members died in the last 24 hours in Afghanistan," read the statement.

Afghan officials say a roadside bomb in Helmand province killed three Afghan soldiers and wounded another two others on Sunday. Earlier in the day, a border security commander said a roadside bomb in Kandahar province killed five Afghan soldiers.

The number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan in 2009 has now risen to 481 with these deaths; this according to a tally by the Agence France-Presse news agency.

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