Two NATO Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

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KABUL: Two soldiers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) have been killed in Afghanistan over the past three days, a press release of the alliance said Thursday.

One of the soldiers is from Britain and another from Canada, according to the press release.

The British soldier was killed Tuesday in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strike in the restive southern region, and Canadian soldier lost his life in a similar attack in the same region on Wednesday, the press release added.

Some 9,000 British troops and more than 2,800 Canadian forces have been stationed in Afghanistan under the command of NATO-led ISAF to help strengthen security in the war-torn country.

Casualties of NATO-led troops in Afghanistan are on the rise, as so far this year, 502 service members have been killed against 295 last year, according to reports.

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