3 U.S. soldiers killed in S Afghanistan

19:35, January 11, 2010      

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Three American soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in the restive southern Afghanistan Monday.

"Three ISAF service members from the United States were killed this afternoon in an engagement with enemy forces in southern Afghanistan," said a statement issued by the ISAF.

The statement added that five soldiers of the NATO-led force have been killed in the war-plagued country since Saturday and more than a dozen killed since the start of this year.

Source: Xinhua
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