Homemade bombs kill 3 US troops in Afghanistan

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 27, 2010 20:36

KABUL, Afghanistan — Homemade bombs killed three US troops in southern and eastern Afghanistan on Friday, and a roadside blast tore through a crowded market in the increasingly volatile north, killing three police and two civilians.

No other details about the attacks on the US troops were given by NATO and the identities of those killed were not immediately released.

A total of 55 foreign troops have been killed in Afghanistan this month, including 35 Americans, according to a count by The Associated Press. July was the deadliest month for U.S. forces in Afghanistan since the 2001 invasion, with 66 killed.


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