NATO: Bombs kill 2 foreign troops in Afghanistan

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 23, 2010 12:02

KABUL, Afghanistan  — Roadside bombs killed two members of the international security force in Afghanistan on Monday, including one American, NATO reported.

The attacks came in the north and south of the country, NATO said. No other information was released immediately in accordance with procedure.The deaths bring the number of foreign forces killed in Afghanistan this month to 44, including 29 Americans, according to a count by The Associated Press. Sixty-six American troops were killed in July, making it the deadliest month for the US in Afghanistan since the 2001 invasion that overthrew the hard-line Islamist Taliban government.

Monday's casualties follow the deaths Sunday of four US troops amid fierce fighting in eastern and southern Afghanistan.


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