Six NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

With all the recent, and widespread, bloodshed in Iraq, the ongoing struggle in Afghanistan can at times be overshadowed. According to the BBC, the Taliban may be behind the deaths of six NATO soldiers in south Afghanistan this weekend, underscoring the volatility and violence that are still prevalent in that country.


Six soldiers serving with the Nato-led force in south Afghanistan have been killed, the alliance has announced.

They died when the vehicle they were travelling in hit an explosive device, a statement from Nato’s International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said.

One other soldier was injured. The nationalities of the dead and injured have not yet been released.

This is the worst single incident for the Nato force in Afghanistan for several months.

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