Roadside Bomb Kills 4 US Troops in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:11 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
NATO says four U.S. service personnel have been killed in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan's volatile south.

NATO spokesman Col. Thomas Collins said a powerful explosion ripped through a NATO convoy Tuesday in southern Kandahar province, the heartland of the insurgent Taliban.

"The convoy struck an IED [improvised explosive device] in Zhari district this afternoon," he told The Associated Press.

He said there are a number of wounded as well but could not give further details.

It has been a bloody couple of days for international forces in Afghanistan, with three Georgian soldiers killed Monday when a powerful truck bomb exploded at the gate of their outpost in neighboring Helmand province.

Also Monday, in northern Kapisa province, a suicide bomber hit a U.S. Special Operation Forces convoy. There were no casualties.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Environmental Regulations Leave 800 Miles of Border Unpatrolled

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 11:19 AM

The U.S. Border Patrol is being stymied in its efforts to protect the southern border by federal environmental regulatio . . .

NKorea Threatens Attack on White House

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 11:09 AM

A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accus . . .

Trump: Border Crisis 'Concerted Effort' to Get Kids Into the System

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 10:51 AM

The immigration crisis at the southern border "has to be some kind of concerted effort" by President Barack Obama to get . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved