Attack wounds 4 NATO soldiers in Afghanistan

19:47, August 18, 2010      

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Four soldiers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) received injuries as they came under attack in east Afghanistan, a press release of the alliance said Wednesday.

"Four International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members were wounded by a grenade in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday," the press release added.

ISAF and Afghan National Army forces were conducting a partnered patrol in the Sayyidabad district, Wardak province, when the grenade was thrown from a mosque wounding four service members.

However, it did not identify the nationalities of the soldiers. Troops from Turkey and United States of America have been stationed in Wardak province to ensure stability there.

The press release also confirmed that no one has been arrested in this regard and the wounded soldiers had been taken to hospital for medical treatment.

More than 330 NATO-led soldiers with 26 of them in August have been killed so far this year in Afghanistan.



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