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6 Foreign Troops Killed In Afghanistan

KABUL -- The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says three of its troops -- including two Americans -- have died in insurgent attacks.

NATO says the two U.S. service members died on Saturday -- one from a roadside bomb explosion and the other from an insurgent attack.

A third NATO service member died Sunday from a bomb explosion in southern Afghanistan. No other details were released.

Elsewhere, French officials say three soldiers died in a violent storm in northeastern Afghanistan late Saturday.

One soldier was struck by lightning while two were swept away by a rain-swollen river.

This year has been the deadliest of the eight-year war for U.S. and NATO troops.

The latest six deaths bring to 64 the number of NATO troops killed this month.


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