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NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan Five NATO soldiers in the international ISAF were killed in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan on Monday. All the five dead were U.S. citizens.
Defence secretary Philip Hammond has been asked to launch an inquiry. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The defence secretary, Philip Hammond, has been asked to launch an urgent inquiry into claims that British forces led a counter-insurgency
Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) stated. "The cause of the explosion in unknown, however, there is no current indication that the explosion was a result of enemy activity.
The Associated Press As of Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at least 2,007 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is the same
The last batch of soldiers has left for Afghanistan, bracing themselves for attacks from insurgents desperate to win the propaganda war before New Zealand pulls out for good. Fifty combat troops from 2nd 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry
Australia Australia says it has suffered fatalities in Afghanistan after the U.S.-led military coalition there reported that a man in an Afghan army uniform had killed three of its troops. The Australian Defense Force said in a statement Thursday
AN Australian soldier has been wounded during a mission in Afghanistan. The Special Forces soldier sustained a ricochet gunshot wound to the lower left leg during a mission conducted by the Afghan National Security Forces and the Special Operations
IED attack," the press release available with the AIP stated.Keeping in line with policy, the press releases did not disclose nationalities of the dead soldiers. The Taliban claimed causing heavy casualties to foreign forces in attacks in southern
Two Isaf soldiers were killed in separate roadside mine blasts in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Thursday, Isaf said. Isaf did not provide details about the identity of the soldiers and the exact locations of the incidents, as per its protocol.
The two soldiers were patrolling in a Bushmaster in the Deh Rawud area in the province of Oruzgan, where Australia's 3rd Battalion has recently taken over combat operations from the 8th/9th Battalion. Both sodliers were evacuated to the base at Tarin