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Five US-led NATO soldiers die in Afghanistan - 09/23/2011
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A total of five US-led NATO soldiers have been killed in road side bomb blasts in eastern and western Afghanistan, as violence escalates in the country.

According to the Italian Foreign Ministry, three Italian soldiers were killed in a road accident in Herat Province in western Afghanistan.

The cause of the accident, which took place near a military base in Herat are still being investigated, AFP reported.

The names of the soldiers have not yet been released pending notification of their families.

Two other soldiers were killed in another road side bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. No information has been available on the nationalities of the soldiers.

Rome has deployed some 3,800 troops as part of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). Italy has lost some 40 servicemen in the war in Afghanistan.

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Added: Sep-23-2011 Occurred On: Sep-23-2011
By: TheGreen
Tags: afghanistan, -, jihad, -, Allahu, Akbar, -, polytheists, -, italian, -, casualties, -, , US, -, IED
Location: Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan (load item map)
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