10 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

15:11, June 24, 2010      

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Ten soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed Wednesday in separate incidents, a grim trend that could make June among the deadliest months since Taliban regime collapsed in late 2001, the alliance confirmed in press releases issued in Kabul Thursday.

In the latest incident, according to press releases, four foreign soldiers were killed in a traffic accident in southern Afghanistan, the stronghold of Taliban militants.

"Four ISAF service members died as a result of a vehicle accident in southern Afghanistan yesterday," the press release said Thursday.

Four other ill-fated troopers were killed in the lethal homemade device -- Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks in eastern and western parts of the militancy-plagued country.

Majority of over 290 NATO soldiers, who lost their lives since the beginning of this year, have been killed by IED attacks in the post-Taliban Afghanistan.


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