2 NATO service members killed in Afghanistan

Two more NATO service members have been killed in weekend attacks in Afghanistan, the military coalition said Sunday.
This has been the deadliest year of the nine-year Afghan war for international troops, and the rising death toll has added to calls in many NATO countries to start drawing down troops quickly. Monthly deaths peaked in June — when 103 NATO forces were killed.
The latest deaths included one service member who died Sunday in a battle with insurgents in the north, and another who was killed by a bomb attack Saturday in the south.
No other details were provided, in keeping with NATO's policy of waiting for national authorities to release information on their own casualties.