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.

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