Roadside Bombs Kill 7 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan
Posted on Aug 30, 2010
On Monday, two bomb strikes claimed the lives of seven American troops in southern Afghanistan, bringing the three-day death toll of U.S. forces to 14, according to the BBC.
Five troops were killed by a roadside bomb in one incident while two others died in a separate bomb attack ... .
Witnesses in Kandahar said a US Army vehicle hit a bomb in the early afternoon, the Associated Press said.
... Meanwhile, the governor of the Lalpor District in Nangarhar Province was killed by a car bomb in the city of Jalalabad on Monday, according to police spokesman Ghafor Khan.
One of Monday’s deadly bombings occurred in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.