2 NATO soldiers die in Afghanistan

10:36, May 18, 2011      

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Two soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) died in Afghanistan due to non-battle related injuries on Tuesday, bringing the number of alliance casualties to six over the past two days, a press release of the alliance said.

"Two International Security Assistance Force service members died as a result of non-battle related injuries in northern Afghanistan today," the press release said.

However, it did not reveal the nationalities of the victims or the nature of receiving injury, saying it is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.

Four more NATO soldiers were killed in Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Afghanistan's restive southern region on Monday, the military alliance confirmed in a statement.

More than 170 NATO-led ISAF soldiers with majority of them Americans have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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