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2 foreign soldiers killed in blast in southern Afghanistan

2 foreign soldiers killed in blast in southern Afghanistan

Dec 04, 2012 - 13:18

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldiers died in a roadside bombing in the southern part of Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said on Tuesday.

The two servicemembers were killed following an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in southern Afghanistan, the NATOinfo-icon-led troops said in a brief statement.

In line with its policy, ISAF neither revealed the nationality of the fallen soldiers nor the exact location of the blast.

Mostly, American, British and Canadian troops are stationed in the Talibaninfo-icon’s southern heartland.

According to the website, which tracks coalition forces casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq, so far 387 ISAF soldiers including 297 US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan this year.

Last year, 566 foreign troops were killed in the country.


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