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2 foreign troops dead in militant attack

2 foreign troops dead in militant attack

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Apr 23, 2013 - 17:00

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldiers died following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon on Tuesday, the alliance said.

In line with its policy, the NATOinfo-icon-led force neither revealed the service-members’ nationalities nor the exact location of the attack.

Mostly US troops are fighting against the militants in eastern Afghanistan, where they had suffered the brunt of ISAF casualties.

With the latest fatalities, the number of international troops killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of the current year has increased to 35, including 29 Americans.

Meanwhile, the Talibaninfo-icon claimed killing two US soldiers and wounding three others in a bomb attack on their tank in the Tagab district of Kapisa province.

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