3 NATO troops killed in blast in east Afghanistan

May 26, 2009 10:26

NATO forces say three international troops have been killed in a bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. Spokesman Lt. Commander Christopher Hall says their military vehicle was rocked by an explosion outside the capital of Kapisa province on Tuesday. He confirmed the deaths and wounded but did not provide further details on the incident or the troops' nationalities. A spokesman for the governor of Kapisa says a suicide bomber rammed into the vehicle, causing the explosion. Abdul Halim Ayar said an Afghan civilian was also killed.

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