3 foreign troops killed in S. Afghanistan

10:05, May 23, 2010      

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Three service members with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in southern Afghanistan Saturday.

The ISAF in a press release confirmed the casualties, noting that two of the foreign troops were killed in "an insurgent attack " and the other in "an improvised explosive device (IED) attack."

One civilian working with the international force was also killed in the first incident, said the ISAF press release.

The press release failed to provide any further information, as the ISAF policy defers identification procedures for casualties to the relevant national authorities.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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