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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  • by Anonymous on Sep 29, 2009 at 11:20 PM
    I WONDER if you mean "pure breed"? As you are talking about Merita or some other 'bread'...LOL
  • by PUREBREAD on Sep 27, 2009 at 01:27 PM
    Hey Oboamites you all hear that? Daedliest since the war started.You liberals would be raising @@%#$&$?! if a republican were president. I declare you democrats can't see beyond your noses.What a double standard life you people live.
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