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4 ISAF soldiers killed in Taliban attacks

4 ISAF soldiers killed in Taliban attacks

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Aug 07, 2011 - 20:03

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon):  Four International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldiers were killed in Afghanistaninfo-icon on Sunday, a day after 31 US special force members were killed in a helicopter crash, the alliance said.

Two of the soldiers were killed in militant attacks in the south and as many in the east, a statement from the NATOinfo-icon-led force said. In line with its policy, ISAF did not disclose the victims' nationalities.

With the latest fatalities, the number of international troops killed in Afghanistan so far in 2011 has increased to 383, including 283 US servicemembers.

Late on Friday night, 31 US and seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in central Maidan Wardak province. The Talibaninfo-icon claimed shooting down the chopper in Syedabad district.

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