Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
According to NATO, one of its service members has died from a bomb attack at an army base in southern Afghanistan. In addition, an Afghan soldier reportedly died and the blast left three others injured.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the incident, saying that an infiltrator had caused the explosion.released a statement yesterday, saying that "[the soldier] died today following an explosion at an Afghan National Army facility in Kabul." An anonymous official said that the blast occurred when a mortar fuse exploded while a training exercise was underway. The
This latest death brings the total death toll of foreign soldiers in 2010 to 166 in Afghanistan.
The last deaths reported by NATO were of two Dutch soldiers killed Saturday by a roadside bomb in the Netherlands' said a third Dutch soldier had been seriously wounded in that attack.province. The
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