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8 Troops Killed In Insurgent Attack & Bombings In Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO says eight of its troops have been killed in Afghanistan today.

The latest reports come from the country's south, where an insurgent attacks have left three troops dead. Earlier, NATO said that a roadside bomb had killed another coalition service member in the region.

In western Afghanistan, NATO says a homemade bombed killed three service members.

And Poland says one of its soldiers was killed when a patrol was hit by mortar fire in eastern Ghazni province. Meanwhile, the alliance says a joint Afghan, NATO force killed two senior Taliban leaders in a raid in the same province.

The Taliban have accused NATO of inventing fictitious Taliban leaders and claiming they were killed or captured as part of a propaganda campaign to demoralize the insurgents.

At least 42 NATO troops have been killed in Afghanistan so far this month.

 

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