Updated: 2012-08-16 01:36:00
By Sajad - Wed Aug 15, 9:47 pm
KABUL, August 15 (Xinhua) -- Two foreign soldiers were killed in restive eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the coalition confirmed in two separate statements.
"A U.S. Forces-Afghanistan service member died following an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in eastern Afghanistan today,"the U.S. forces said in the statement.
Earlier Wednesday, another soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed in an insurgent attack also in eastern Afghanistan, the ISAF said in a statement, without giving more details.
Violence has been on the rise since Taliban launched an annual spring offensive on May 3.
A total of 289 foreign soldiers with majority of them Americans have been killed in Afghanistan so far in 2012.
Tags: Afghanistan, US, NATO, Occupation, Taliban, Pakistan, terrorist, Punjabi, ISI, Iran, India
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