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.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 62144837 - witn.com/a?a=62144837
Gray Television, Inc.