Four NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The soldiers died following separate IED attacks, said officials.


Afp May 27, 2012

KABUL: Four North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) soldiers have been killed in bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said Sunday.

The soldiers died "following separate improvised explosive device (IED) attacks" on Saturday, Isaf said in a statement, without providing further details or the nationalities of the victims.

The latest deaths take the toll among Nato troops in Afghanistan this year to 169 and the total in 10 years of war to 3,016, according to an AFP count based on records kept by icasualties.org.

Nato has some 130,000 troops in Afghanistan but they will withdraw by the end of 2014, leaving the fight against Taliban insurgents to Afghan forces.

The Taliban have stepped up their attacks across the country since announcing the start of their spring offensive at the beginning of May.

COMMENTS (9)

enlighten moderate | 9 years ago | Reply

@cautious yea rite america also won Vietnam War...Look at the kill ratio dude.

Mir Agha | 9 years ago | Reply

Yes, because a war is all about a tally sheet.

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