Five US soldiers die in Afghanistan

Explosion and small arms fire kill five in southern Afghanistan.

    Twelve Nato troops have been killed in southern Afghanistan in the last two days [AFP]

    A total of 12 Nato troops have been killed in southern Afghanistan in the last 48 hours.

    Three American soldiers were killed on Tuesday, along with five civilians and an Afghan policeman, when a suicide bomber attacked an Afghan police compound in Kandahar.

    Three other Nato troops were killed by an Afghan soldier, reportedly a Taliban sympathiser, in Helmand province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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