6 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan

6 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan
# 01 March 2011 03:03 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. Bomb and insurgent attacks have killed six NATO soldiers, including an Italian, in Afghanistan, APA reports quoting “The Voice of America”.

The coalition says separate roadside bombings killed five of the service members Monday in the country’s west, south, and east.

Italian officials said one of the blasts killed an Italian soldier and wounded four others in the western province of Herat.

NATO says an insurgent attack killed a sixth coalition soldier Monday in eastern Afghanistan.

Violence has increased as Afghan and international troops work to clear Taliban insurgents from their strongholds.

Last year was the deadliest for NATO troops since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, with more than 700 troops killed.
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