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2 NATO soldiers killed in south, east

2 NATO soldiers killed in south, east

Jul 03, 2012 - 10:53

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Two International Security Assistance Force soldiers were killed in insurgent attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said on Tuesday.

In line with its policy, the NATOinfo-icon-led force neither revealed the soldiers’ nationality nor the exact location of the assaults.

Meanwhile, the Australian defence ministry announced that one of its soldiers was killed on Monday in a militant attack in the Chura district of Uruzgan province.

Australia has 1,500 soldiers in Afghanistan, mostly stationed in Uruzgan. Since the war on terrorism began in Afghanistan a decade ago, 33 Australian soldiers had been killed.

So far in 2012, 224 multinational soldiers had been killed in different security incidents across the country.

Last year, 566 NATO soldiers were killed in Afghanistan.



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