2 ISAF soldiers killed in roadside bomb attacks
KABUL (PAN): Two International Assistance Security Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Sunday, raising foreign troops’ death toll to 135 this year.
One of the soldiers was killed in a roadside bombing, a weapon commonly used by Taliban militants, in the eastern part of the country, while the second servicemember died in a similar incident in the south.
The ISAF media office announced the deaths in a brief statement, which neither disclosed the nationalities of the victims, nor the exact locations of the attacks.
Mostly American soldiers are deployed to the east and US, British and Canadians troops are based in the south. Since 2001, 2, 982 foreign troops have been killed in Afghanistan, including more than 1,940 Americans.
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