Six U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan over two days
Monday, August 30, 2010
Three of the soldiers died while fightingin the eastern part of the country on Saturday. On the same day two more troops were killed by an . Another troop was also killed while fighting in the south.
NATO's statement did not disclose the nationalities of the soldiers. A military spokesman later added that all of the soldiers were U.S. nationals.
With the soldiers deaths the total of number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan this year has hit 471. The total number of foreign troops killed in the whole of 2009 was 521.
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