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    2 ISAF soldiers killed in south

    KABUL (PAN): Two NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in two separate incidents in southern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Tuesday.

    One of the servicemembers was killed following an insurgent attack while the second soldier died in a roadside bombing on Monday, the NATO-led troops, said in a brief statement.

    In line with its policy, ISAF neither revealed the servicemembers’ nationalities nor the exact locations of the incidents, but mostly American, British, and Canadian troops are deployed to the south.

    With the latest fatalities, the number of international troops killed in Afghanistan so far during the current year has gone up to 534. In 2010, the deadliest year for foreign soldier, ISAF lost 711 personnel in the country.

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